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 February 15-18, 2023 in Athens, GA, hosted by the Hodgson School of Music at University of Georgia.

2022 Western/Northwestern Division Conference

Planning is now underway for the 2022 Western/Northwestern CBDNA Divisional Conference, March 16-19, 2022 at the University of Puget Sound.

In light of the extraordinary circumstances of the past year, this conference will surely to look unlike any other. It will be a tremendous opportunity for us to come together as colleagues, celebrate the many accomplishments that have occurred in spite of the challenges we all have faced, and hopefully highlight innovations that could carry us into the future when things eventually return to normalcy.

Conference Information

2022 Southwestern Division Conference

The Southwestern Division conference will be held March 30-April 2, 2022 at Baylor University, Dr. Eric Wilson host. Calls for performing ensembles, presentations, the Intercollegiate Honor Band–and more!–with application due dates, will be coming ASAP!