Ross Leeper

Sadly, we have been notified that our friend and colleague, Ross Leeper, passed away suddenly yesterday (Thursday, April 11) afternoon.  What a wonderful teacher in our Iowa band world.

Details of a memorial service and an obituary will be posted as soon as possible.  Let us keep his family in our thoughts and prayers.

Jane Triplett, IBA President     


Services for Ross Allen Leeper, 85, will be held 10:30 am on Tuesday April 16 2019 at the Indianola First United Methodist Church with burial following in the Penn Center Cemetery, Earlham, Iowa.

Obituary information can be found here

Visitation will be held Monday April 15th from 4 to 8 pm at the Overton Funeral Home with family present from 6 to 8 pm. Memorials may be given to the American School Band Directors Association Education Foundation Inc.



93rd Annual IBA Conference

May 14-16, 2020

Des Moines Marriott Downtown

700 Grand Avenue

Des Moines, Iowa  50309