Events & Programs

Conferences & Symposia

Upcoming Conferences, Symposia, and Workshops Are Listed Below

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2021 Athletic Band Symposium

The 2021 Athletic Band Symposium will take place virtually on Friday & Saturday, June 4-5, 10am to 7:30pm CDT. The ABS will be hosted by the CBDNA Athletic Band Committee.

Juried sessions from 2020 and 2021 will be included in this year’s ABS.

The format of this event will be via zoom with multiple sessions running simultaneously accessed through breakout rooms.

CBDNA members will have access to all sessions for FREE while non-CBDNA members will be able to attend specific sessions open to all music educators – allowing us to welcome our secondary music educators/colleagues!


2021 National Conference Postponed

POSTPONED: Our 2021 national conference has been postponed by 2 years. It will take place in Athens, GA, hosted by Cynthia Johnston Turner and her staff at the University of Georgia Hodgson School of Music February 15-18, 2023.

CANCELLED: 2020 Western/Northwestern Division Conference

The 2020 CBDNA Western/Northwestern Division Conference was scheduled to be held March 18-21, 2020 on the beautiful campus of the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, with Dr. Gerard Morris serving as our host.
As of Saturday, March 7, the university leadership has cancelled all on campus events out of concern for the coronavirus

Conference Information

Feb. 20-22, 2020