We Are CBDNA
The College Band Directors National Association is a grassroots organization that serves a wide variety of constituents, from the conservatory wind ensemble, to the athletic band, to the small college band, and everything in between. We seek to be the best conductors, musicians, and educators that we possibly can be, and pass that baton to the next generation.
Unprecedented International Coalition led by Performing Arts Organizations to Commission COVID-19 Study.
A number of performing arts organizations have joined forces to commission a study on the effects of COVID-19 on the return to the rehearsal hall. It is important to understand what risks exist in performing arts classrooms and performance venues. Specifically, the study will examine aerosol rates produced by wind instrumentalists, vocalists, and even actors, and how quickly those aerosol ...
The CBDNA Report
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New Memberships in CBDNA
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CBDNA COVID-19 Response Committee Report
Updated May 21, 2020
View the comprehensive report completed by the COVID-19 Response Committee.
2020 Virtual Athletic Band Symposium!
May 28-29, 2020
This virtual symposium will focus on how we can move forward under a variety of scenarios due to COVID-19 and will include resources, ideas, and how we continue to maintain a sense of community as we focus efforts to keep music education alive in every rehearsal hall, classroom and marching band/football field across America.
CBDNA Journal is a scholarly publication, published online, with a mission of providing a resource for qualitative, quantitative, historical, and theoretical research in the field of wind band performance, teaching, and advocacy.