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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

Professional Development Sponsors

Managing The Madness
Cost: $10
Date: Tuesday, August 6, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Franklin High School, El Paso ISD
Clinician(s): Dr. Andrew Hunter

Teaching Instrumental Pedagogy in a Large Ensemble Setting
Cost: $10
Date: Thursday, August 8, 2019 9:00am - 11:00am
Location: Wakeland High School, Frisco ISD
Clinician(s): Jennifer Auerbach, Sally Bohls, Debra Haburay

Beginner Trombone Pedagogy
Cost: $10
Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 8:30am - 11:30am
Location: Kimbrough Middle School Band Hall, Mesquite ISD
Clinician(s): Jon Bohls

Beginner Trumpet Pedagogy
Cost: $10
Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Kimbrough Middle School Band Hall, Mesquite ISD
Clinician(s): Tim Andersen

Mastering Middle School: Teaching All of Our Students to Succeed
Cost: $10
Date: Saturday, August 31, 2019 9:00am - 4:30pm
Location: Sam Houston State University, Woodlands Center
Clinician(s): Charlotte Royall Jennifer Dillard

Creating a Culture of Excellence in Your Band Program
Cost: $10
Date: Monday, October 14, 2019 8:30am - 4:00pm
Location: Dawson High School, Pearland ISD
Clinician(s): Frank Troyka

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

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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

September 2019 - Volume 21 Issue 1

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The Bandmasters Review online format has been updated!
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Tip:
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