• 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 beginning band directors with mentors.

  • IBARD

    IBARD

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

  • IBA magazine

    Iowa Bandmaster Magazine

    Published quarterly

Conference Credit now available for Registration

Looking for  a way to gain re-licensure credits? Want to move up on the salary scale? Check out the professional development opportunities for the conference. Click here Conference Credit information.


AEA PD ONLINE – Building your Instrumental Music Program 2019

Registration Deadline May 10, 2019

Available for 1 Graduate or License Renewal credit

AEA PD Online Activity Number - 168821

10 hours logged time at conference; post conference online class.The activity objectives, requirements and syllabus are listed on the AEA PD Online page.

This professional development opportunity is a combination of an online course and attendance at the Iowa Bandmasters conference.

Register through the AEA PD Online website.

The conference credit opportunities are now open for registration.

If there is a waitlist, please still register. We will work to make sure all who wish to receive credit have the opportunity.

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92nd Annual IBA Conference

May 8 - 11, 2019

Des Moines Marriott Downtown

700 Grand Avenue

Des Moines, Iowa  50309