KBA News – Awards, Convention, Events, and more!

KBA experienced AMAZING growth in membership over the last couple of years and we are excited to share with you the wonderful things that are happening! There is something for EVERYONE! If you are new or you have not attended our summer convention in recent years, we would love to invite you to join us this summer in Wichita for a wonderful three days of learning, music, joy and fellowship!

 

Please login into your KBA Membership Account
first before clicking on the links for each event listed below
https://members.kansasbandmasters.com

 

2022 MARCHING BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS – 1234A & OPEN CLASS
Registration is now open for both of these events!

1234A Championship at Washburn University
Saturday October 15, 2022
https://members.kansasbandmasters.com/?tab=marching

Open Class Championship at University of Kansas
Saturday October 22, 2022
https://members.kansasbandmasters.com/?tab=marching

2022 will mark the second year of our 1234A Marching Band Championship! If you’re looking for a great event for small school bands, please consider entering your group!

 

KANSAS BANDMASTERS SUMMER CONVENTION
https://members.kansasbandmasters.com/?tab=convention

Please join us for a wonderful three days of clinics, concerts, and fellowship as we gather together July 20-23, 2002, at the DoubleTree Hotel, Wichita Airport. Hotel reservations will open soon!

Last year we had our highest attendance in recent years! Let’s do it again!

 

HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS
https://members.kansasbandmasters.com/?tab=awards

***WE FIXED OUR ENTRY FORM!***
We removed the drop-down menu and replaced it with a text box so that it is easier to nominate.

Please send in your nominations for
OUTSTANDING BANDMASTER and OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTOR

by this Friday, April 29.

 

MIDDLE LEVEL HONOR BAND
https://members.kansasbandmasters.com/?tab=mlband&page=default

Please nominate your students for this wonderful opportunity.
Deadline is April 30, 2022 (11:59pm).

 

NEW DIRECTOR BOOTCAMP
https://kansasbandmasters.com/new-director-bootcamp/

Please forward this link to any new directors (1st year – 3rd year).
We would love to have them participate in our New Director Bootcamp led by Dr. Alex Wimmer and Kristi Vetter.

 

Dr. Frank Perez
Director of Bands – Baker University
President – Kansas Bandmasters
Conn-Selmer Artist | SMTE Rep for KMEA
Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce