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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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2020 Clinic Proposals

Have an idea for a clinic?
The Texas Bandmasters Association is now accepting clinic proposals for the 2020 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?
*** Businesses MUST be an Exhibitor at the 2020 annual convention (July 23-25) to sponsor a clinic. ***

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2019-2020 Professional Development

Creating a Vertically Aligned Curriculum & Staff and Promoting Director Longevity
Cost: $10
Date: Monday, February 17, 2020
Location: C T Johnson HS, North East ISD
Clinician(s): Brian Merrill

The Seven Deadly Sins of Music Making
Cost: $10
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Location: Richardson ISD
Clinician(s): Richard Floyd

Pedagogy from the Podium
Cost: $10
Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020 9:30am - 3:00pm
Location: Tyler Junior College, Jean Brown Theater
Clinician(s): Fred Allen

Downloadable Professional Development Schedule


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

The TBA Bandmasters Review

September 2019 - Volume 21 Issue 1

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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.

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

  • Music is a Place for Everyone
    by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser
  • Mentors Help Lead the Way to Success
    by Lynne Jackson
  • Strategies for Success: Thoughts for New (and Veteran) Teachers
    by Dr. Charles T. Menghini
  • Recruiting, Retaining, and Motivating Your Title 1 Students
    by Eric Jimenez
  • Balancing Your Band WITH Your Personal Life
    by Fran Kick
  • Single Reed Success (Part 1)
    by Greg Countryman
  • Excellence Defined
    by Dr. David W. Montgomery

Future TBA Convention Dates

Convention Schedule

  • 2020: July 23 - 25
  • 2021: July 22 - 24
  • 2022: July 21 - 23
  • 2023: July 20 - 22
  • 2024: July 25 - 27
  • 2025: July 24 - 26