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    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.



    Our retired directors are active participants in our organization... Providing mentoring and leadership.

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    Iowa Bandmaster Magazine

    Published quarterly

Arts Advocacy Day January 23, 2019

Sign-up to be an advocate for the Alliance!

Register at this link

The Iowa Alliance for Arts Education is sponsoring the annual Arts Advocacy Day at the State Capitol in Des Moines on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.We are currently recruiting advocates to attend this event. Advocates will have the opportunity to speak to legislators on the importance of arts education in our state.

Advocacy Day will begin with a training session at 8:00 a.m., followed by the opening of Iowa House/Senate and visits to your assigned legislators. In the afternoon, there are will be IAAE presentations to the House & Senate Education Committees. If you would be willing to be an arts advocate, you can register by clicking the link above.

Final information on Arts Advocacy Day will be sent the first week of January. Please pass on this information to your friends & colleagues. Thank you so much for your support of arts education in our state!

Thank you so much for your support of arts education in Iowa!

Leon Kuehner  -  IAAE Executive Director

92nd Annual IBA Conference

May 8 - 11, 2019

Des Moines Marriott Downtown

700 Grand Avenue

Des Moines, Iowa  50309