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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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2019 Annual Convention/Clinic Information


Thursday, July 25, 2019 - Saturday, July 27, 2019
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center - San Antonio, Texas

2019 Clinic Proposals



Have an idea for a clinic?
The Texas Bandmasters Association is now accepting clinic proposals for the 2019 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 2019 annual convention (July 25-27) to sponsor a clinic. ***

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2018-2019 Professional Developement

Professional Development Sponsors

Professional Development Sponsors

Professional Development Schedule

The Well-Oiled Machine: A Look into the Full Scope of Middle School Band
Cost: $10
Date: Saturday, September 1, 2018 9am - 4pm
Location: SHSU Woodland Center
Clinician(s): Corey Graves, Roma MS and Dena Laurel, Roma HS

Rescoring for Small Bands and Quality Classroom Management
Cost: $10
Date: Monday, October 8, 2018 8:30am - 12noon
Location: I.M. Terrell Academy For Stem and VPA - 1900 IM Terrell Way, Fort Worth, Texas 76102
Clinician(s): William Owens

Developing Objectives and Implementing a Successful Basics Program for Middle and High School Bands
Cost: $10
Date: Monday, October 8, 2018 8:30am - 4pm
Location: Dawson HS in Pearland ISD
Clinician(s): Brian Merrill

The Art and Craft of Band Conducting and Rehearsal
Cost: $10
Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019 9am - 4:30pm
Location: Texas A&M University-Commerce
Clinician(s): Emily Threinen (Dir of Bands Univ of Minnesota) and Phillip Clements

SFA Conducting Symposium and TBA Clinics
Cost: $10
Date: (tentative) Saturday, March 9, 2019 9am - 4:30pm
Location: Steven F. Austin State University
Clinician(s): To be determined



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, Android or favorite desktop calendar application.**

The TBA Bandmasters Review

June 2018 - Volume 19 Issue 4

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

  • Spotlight on YBDT - Bridging the Gap
    by Amanda Vereen
  • Persistence, Persistence, and More Persistence!
    by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser
  • Tuneful Teaching
    by Cheryl Floyd
  • Thoughts From Larry Livingston
    by Larry Livingston
  • Rehearsal Strategies Employing The Yamaha Harmony Director Keyboard
    by Jordan Stern
  • KHS America Announces 2018 TBA Melody Competition Winner
    by Texas Bandmasters Association
  • Phi Beta Mu Chat Room
    by Texas Bandmasters Association
  • Texas Bandmasters Hall of Fame
    by Scott Coulson

Future TBA Convention Dates

Convention Schedule

  • 2019: July 25 - 27
  • 2020: July 23 - 25
  • 2021: July 22 - 24
  • 2022: July 21 - 23
  • 2023: July 20 - 22
  • 2024: July 25 - 27
  • 2025: July 24 - 26