• IBA Conference performance

    Iowa Bandmasters Conference

    Our annual conference provides an outstanding professional learning opportunity... A great time to connect and network with colleagues and hear some wonderful music!

  • Mentoring

    We participate in the IAAE Arts Mentor Program serving over 50 first and second year band directors each year.



    Our retired directors are active participants in our organization... Providing mentoring and leadership.

  • IBA magazine

    Iowa Bandmaster Magazine

    Published quarterly

Bandmasters Magazine Deadline October 3rd

A reminder that the due date for the IBA magazine district news is fast approaching – Fri, Oct. 3.  This is your opportunity to share what you have recently performed with fellow directors. Marching Band Festival results will be shared through a different submission.

Please include ALL this information:
    1.   district (NE, SC, etc.)
    2.   school name
    3.   concert date
    4.   director(s) name(s)
    5.   groups performed
    6.   titles and composers

3 ways to submit information:
    1. Online submission form  https://www.bandmasters.org/district-news-submission-form  
    2. E-mail -  either attaching your document (PDF and Word documents work best).  Copying the information directly into your e-mail also works.
    3. Mail - send your concert information to:
                      Elaine Menke
                      1130 Rolling Hills Ct
                      Norwalk, Iowa  50211

Membership Link Open

The online membership link is open.  Memberships paid after September 15th will not be in the directory. If you have questions please contact Steve Cook.

Welcome Back to School! Check your dues!

Welcome back to a new school year! We hope that everyone is refreshed and ready to start another great year of teaching and learning.

Time to check if dues are paid?

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88th Annual IBA Conference

May 14 - 16, 2015

Des Moines Marriott Downtown

700 Grand Avenue

Des Moines, Iowa  50309