ASBDA sponsors a variety of clinic sessions for band directors at various music educator conventions throughout the nation. Topics range from preparing for festival performances, relationships with administrators, instrument repair, grant writing, how to commission new music, starting beginners, notation software, copyright law, managing a budget, mentoring skills, rehearsal techniques, classroom management, and much more.
ASBDA sponsored clinics are open to all band directors and provide a wealth of information relevant to the needs of today's music educators. Look for ASBDA sponsored clinics at a music convention near you.
Concert Band Pre-festival
Various State Chapters host a pre-festival; check with the State Chair in your area.
Socials are a great way to network, share ideas, and enjoy each other's company.
Young Director's Symposium
The "ASBDA Young Band Director's Symposium" is an exclusive program created by ASBDA members to assist new and developing band directors to understand their profession better and assist with the demands that come with the position.