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What does ASBDA do?


ASBDA is the ONLY national music organization dedicated exclusively to the prosperity of the concert band programs in the various middle and high schools across America.

ASBDA:
  • Recognizes the outstanding music educators of our nation through an invitation for membership.
  • Sponsors convention clinics and round table discussions to share ideas and strategies.
  • Hosts exchange concerts and master classes for students to provide quality educational experiences.
  • Serves as mentors for new and young band directors.
  • Sponsors honor bands events and chamber music festivals for young and developing band students.
  • Publishes curriculum guides and advocacy material based on the latest scientific research on the importance of music education in the development of youth.
  • Commissions new concert band literature from today’s most prestigious composers.
  • Honors the achievements of developing bandmasters through awards and presentations.