Wednesday April 15th Conference Pre-Registration Deadline

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If you have been a member but have not paid your dues this year, contact Steve Cook to get your member id#.
 
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 Use your member ID in the first first box as your username.
 
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Liz Fritz, Webmaster

Frank Battisti Festival Week - Central College, Pella, IA

You, Your Colleagues, and Your Students Are Cordially Invited to the

Frank L. Battisti Festival Week

Feb. 23 – March 1, 2015

Dr. Frank L. Battisti to Address Your Questions & Topics of Interest



Temple for the Performing Arts
1011 Locust St., Des Moines - Grand Hall, 4th floor
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
7:30pm – 9:00pm with Reception to Follow
Dr. Battisti to address your questions and topics of interests.

 Maestro Joseph Giunta and President Mark Putnam to make opening remarks

This event is free and open to the public



Central College Wind Ensemble & Central Iowa Wind Ensemble Concert

Dr. Battisti, Guest Conductor for the entire program
Sunday, March 1, 2015
4:00pm
Douwstra Auditorium
812 University St., Pella, IA
This event is free and open to the public

See Complete Schedule below

IBA Election Results

Russ Kramer - President-elect

The service awards will be announced at the banquet.

Conference Honor Bands Selected

The following Bands have been selected to perform at the Iowa Bandmasters Conference in May.

4A – Cedar Rapids John F. Kennedy H.S.  – Jared Wacker, director

3A – Pella Community H.S. – Jason Pentico & Dameon Place, directors

High School 2A – none selected

1A – Newman Catholic H.S. – Conner Tipping, director

Middle School 4A/3A – Cedar Falls Peet Junior H.S. – Ben Byersdorfer, director

Middle School 2A/1A – none selected

Elementary – Marion - Vernon 6th Grade Band – David Anderson, director

Jazz – Cedar Falls H.S. Jazz Ensemble – Kyle Engelhardt, director

Congratulations to all the Bands and their directors who were accepted to perform at the 2015 Iowa Bandmasters Conference. 

Thanks to all who took the time and effort necessary to create an audition recording for the IBA performance bands.  I applaud you and your program for having the courage and diligence that it takes to complete this task.   You are to be congratulated on submitting your recordings and going through the process.

Michael Golemo, IBA President-elect

 

88th Annual IBA Conference

May 14 - 16, 2015

Des Moines Marriott Downtown

700 Grand Avenue

Des Moines, Iowa  50309