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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 Annual Convention Information


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

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Active, Retired & College Student Registration / Housing Information

Online Pre-Registration is now closed!
Please register onsite.

The registration system will now only allow you to update your information and
download/email your registration receipt.

Active Member Onsite Fee: $170
Retired Member Onsite Fee: $75
College Student Onsite Fee: $25



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TBA Academy, Student Day & Booster Club Registration Information

Online Pre-Registration is now closed!
Please register onsite.

First Year Teacher Academy / Onsite Fee: $85
Academy Add-on / Onsite Fee:
$170 (active membership) + $40 (academy add-on fee)
Student Day / Onsite Fee: $15 per student
Booster / Onsite Fee: $100 per booster club



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TBA Spouses Division Information

Online Pre-Registration is now closed!
Please register onsite.

Spouse Onsite Fee: $35



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Business Member & Exhibitor Registration / Housing Information

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Member Activities Information

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The TBA Bandmasters Review

June 2016 - Volume 17 Issue 4

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The Bandmasters Review online format has been updated!
Click on the e-book icon above to read the latest BMR online.

Tip:
If you are finding that the print on the pages is too small to read clearly, simply click on the zoom icon for a larger single page view.

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Featured Articles In This Issue

  • Texas Bandmasters Hall of Fame
    by Gary Wells
  • Bridging the Gap Between Inspiration and Execution
    by David W. Vandewalker
  • If I Knew Then What I Know Now...
    by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser
  • Using Technology and the "Flipped Classroom" Model to Improve Student Learning
    by Marianne White
  • Two Million Reasons Why Marching Band Kids Are So Reponsible
    by Gary Gribble

Future TBA Convention Dates

Convention Schedule

  • 2016: July 21 - 24
  • 2017: July 20 - 23
  • 2018: July 26 - 29
  • 2019: July 25 - 28
  • 2020: July 23 - 26
  • 2021: July 21 - 25
  • 2022: July 20 - 24
  • 2023: July 19 - 23
  • 2024: July 24 - 28
  • 2025: July 23 - 27