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‚Äôs most prestigious composers.
  • Honors the achievements of developing bandmasters through awards and presentations.