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Patron Sponsor

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2015 TBA SPONSORS


BBQ DINNER AND DANCE:

Fruhauf Uniforms Inc


MEMBER LUNCHEON:

Fruhauf Uniforms Inc


ONSITE REGISTRATION:

American Classic Tours & Music Festivals


PRE-REGISTRATION:

Hal Leonard Corporation


PRESIDENT'S RECEPTION:

Fruhauf Uniforms Inc


SPOUSES LUNCHEON:

Fruhauf Uniforms Inc


TBA ACADEMY:

The Mark of Excellence / National Wind Band Honors


TBA STUDENT DAY:

Conn-Selmer Corp


TBA BOOSTER TRAINING:

Conn-Selmer Corp


CLINIC SPONSORS:
Featured Clinician and Featured Composer

Music Across Texas
The Foundation for Music Education
Choice Music Events

The Texas Bandmasters Association At A Glance:

The Texas Bandmasters Association hosts the largest annual state bandmasters association convention in the country with over 6500 people in attendance, including 2400 band directors and more than 600 industry-related exhibit booths at the Annual TBA Convention/Clinic.

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2016 Convention/Clinic Information


July 21, 2016 - July 24, 2016
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center - San Antonio, Texas

2016 Clinic Proposals

Have an idea for a clinic?
The Texas Bandmasters Association is now accepting clinic proposals for the 2016 Annual Convention.

Are you currently a music educator or TBA member wishing to submit a clinic idea?

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Are you a Texas Bandmasters Association Business Member wishing to sponsor a clinic/clinician?

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2015-2016 Professional Developement

Professional Development Sponsors

Professional Development Sponsors

Professional Development Schedule

Developing Your High School Band Program
Cost: $10
Date: Friday, August 14 • 8am - 4pm
Location: Sam Houston High School, San Antonio ISD
Clinician: Frank Troyka

Rehearsal Techniques and Using Your Harmony Director for Middle School Bands
Cost: $10
Date: Friday, August 14 • 8am - 4pm
Location: Sam Houston High School, San Antonio ISD
Clinician: Roland Sandoval

Developing Outstanding Tone From Beginners Through High School
Cost: $10
Date: Tuesday, August 18 • 8am - 4pm
Location: Kimbrough Middle School, Mesquite ISD
Clinician: Pete Tolhuizen

Middle School Band: The Growing Years!! "Plant-Water-Cultivate"
Cost: $10
Date: Saturday, September 5 • 9am - 4pm
Location: SHSU The Woodlands Center
3380 College Park Drive (SH 242)
Clinicians: David Brandon and Melodianne Mallow
Sponsored by TBA and SHSU Center for Music Education

Percussion and Trumpet Beginners and Beyond
Cost: $10
Date: Monday, October 12 • 8:30am - 4pm
Location: Dawson HS, Pearland ISD
Clinicians: Randy Adams and John Hinojosa

Successful Brass Pedagogy
Cost: $10
Date: Monday, October 12 • 8:30am - 4pm
Location: Paschal High School, Fort Worth ISD
Clinician: Joe Dixon

Wind Instrument Pedagogy Overview and Rehearsal Techniques
Cost: $10
Date: Monday, October 12 • 8:30am - 4pm
Location: Brandeis HS, Northside ISD, San Antonio
Clinician: John Benzer with Demo Group from University of Houston

Setting the "Tone" for the Rehearsals
Cost: $10
Date: Friday, January 15
Location: La Joya High School
Clinician: Jeff King

Developing Objectives For Your Band Program
Cost: $10
Date: Saturday, January 16
Location: La Joya High School
Clinician: Brian Merrill

To be determined....
Cost: $10
Date: Saturday, January 16
Location: Chapel Hill High School
Clinician: --

To be determined....
Cost: $10
Date: Saturday, January 16
Location: Hallsville Hill High School
Clinician: --



Downloadable Professional Development Schedule

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**Click the calendar icon above to download an importable (format: iCalendar) TBA Events Calendar to your iPhone, Blackberry or favorite desktop calendar application.**

The TBA Bandmasters Review

June 2015 - Volume 16 Issue 4

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The Bandmasters Review online format has been updated!
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Featured Articles In This Issue

  • It's Difficult to Fill a Salt Shaker With the Lid On!
    by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser
  • Total Program Success
    by Jeff Young
  • The Clinic Tradition—An Opportunity for Sharing
    by James F. Keene,
  • The Seven Deadly Sins of Music Making
    by Richard Floyd
  • Helpful Rcruiting Tools For Today’s Bands—The Use of iMovie, Movie Trailers and Good Ol’ DVDs
    by Guerrina M. Esparza and Sal Mauricio

Future TBA Convention Dates

Convention Schedule

  • 2015: July 23 - 26
  • 2016: July 21 - 24
  • 2017: July 20 - 23
  • 2018: July 26 - 29
  • 2019: July 25 - 28
  • 2020: July 23 - 26