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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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2017 Annual Convention Information

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - Saturday, July 22, 2017
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center - San Antonio, Texas

Active, Retired & College Student Registration / Housing Information

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TBA Academy, Student Day & Booster Club Registration Information

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TBA Spouses Division Information

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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

April 2017 - Volume 18 Issue 3

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

  • The Hard-Cold, Truthful Facts About Student Leadership
    by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser
  • A Composer You Should Be Playing: Jess Langston Turner’s Music For Wind Band
    by Dr. Tamey Anglley
  • Overcoming the Clarinet Undertone: Suggestions for Students and Teachers
    by Paula Corley
  • T-TESS: Showcasing What We Do As Music Educators
    by Monica Ruiz-Mills
  • 9 Practice Effectively: Go Slow to Go Fast
    by Dr. Brad Meyer

Future TBA Convention Dates

Convention Schedule

  • 2017: July 20 - 22
  • 2018: July 26 - 28
  • 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