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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

Business Member & Exhibitor Registration / Housing Information

Pre-Registration is now open!

Quick Links:
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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

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Professional Development Schedule

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


**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

December 2018 - Volume 20 Issue 2

ebook_logo <-- Click here to read the latest BMR online.

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

  • Exploring the Process of Vertical Tuning
    by Richard L. Saucedo
  • Road Signs For Personal Success
    by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser
  • Musical Excellence: The Hallmark of Texas Bands
    by Bradley N. Kent, DMA
  • Creating a Culture of Excellence in Your Second and Third Bands
    by Brittney Cook and Bryn Roberts
  • Teaching Mallet Instruments: Let's Start Differently
    by Dr. Yi-Jan (Rachel) Liu
  • Ten Guidelines for First Year Ensemble Directors
    by Dr. Brad Meyer
  • I like, I wish, I wonder...Instrospection and Evaluation of the Marching Season
    by Jeremy Spicer

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