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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 Convention Information and Quicklinks

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

Active, Retired & College Student Registration / Housing

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

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

Active Member Onsite Fee: $175
Retired Member Onsite Fee: $75
College Student Onsite Fee: $25

Quick Links:
pdf_logo  2019Convention Schedule [Online]   ||   pdf_logo  2019 Convention Schedule [PDF]
computer_logo  Registration / Housing Information   ||   computer_logo  Online Registration Portal   ||   computer_logo  Housing Reservation Portal

Academy, TBA Student Day & TBA Booster Club Registration

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

First Year Teacher Academy / Onsite Fee: $100
Academy Add-on / Onsite Fee:
$175 (active membership) + $40 (academy add-on fee)
Student Day / Onsite Fee: $15 per student
Booster / Onsite Fee: $100 per booster club

Quick Links:
computer_logo  Academy Information   ||   computer_logo  Student Day information   ||   computer_logo  Booster Club Information

TBA Spouses Division Information

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

Spouse Onsite Fee: $35

Quick Links:
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Business Member & Exhibitor Registration / Housing

Pre-Registration is now open!

Quick Links:
computer_logo  2019 Convention Floor Layout   ||   computer_logo  Exhibitor Registration / Housing Information

Member Activities Information

Quick Links:
computer_logo  Al Sturchio TBA Golf Tournament Info   ||   computer_logo  Fun Run Info   ||   computer_logo  Tennis Tournament Info

The TBA Bandmasters Review

June 2019 - Volume 20 Issue 4

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

  • Mentors and Mentoring: The Key To Professional Success
    by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser
  • Kickin’ It In a world that’s kickin’ your...
    by Fran Kick
  • Does Change Have To Be Hard?
    by Dr. David Vandewalker
  • Tone Centering for Trumpet
    by Randy Adams
  • 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