• 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

Conference Credit

Looking for  a way to gain re-licensure credits? Want to move up on the salary scale? Check out these professional development opportunities for the conference. There are several Professional Development options available again this year for the conference.

Registration Deadline May 11, 2017

AEA PD ONLINE – Building your Instrumental Music Program 2017

Available for 1 Graduate or License Renewal credit

AEA PD Online Activity Number - 22039899991701

Pre-requisite - 15 hours logged time at conference; 15 hours post conference online class.The activity objectives, requirements and syllabus are listed on this AEA PD Online page.

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

 * contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.with questions

Registration is open now! Register through the AEA PD Online website.

RL  $95  GRAD $150 - $170.00 (depends on institution)

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University of Iowa – Music Education Workshop IBA Conference 2016 

1 semester graduate credit - $492  (under-graduate credit - $297)

 6 sessions (2 concerts, 2 sessions, 2 choice)

 *contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions

 Registration form is included in conference magazine.

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90th Annual IBA Conference

May 10 - 13, 2017

Des Moines Marriott Downtown

700 Grand Avenue

Des Moines, Iowa  50309