• 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

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     

Update:

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 https://www.overtonfunerals.com/obituary/ross-leeper

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.

 

 

92nd Annual IBA Conference

May 8 - 11, 2019

Des Moines Marriott Downtown

700 Grand Avenue

Des Moines, Iowa  50309