• 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.



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

  • IBA magazine

    Iowa Bandmaster Magazine

    Published quarterly

2019 Award Winners, President-elect Announced

The 2019 IBA  Elections have been tabulated with the  following  results:

President-elect:     Chris Strohmaier

Karl L. King Distinguished Service Award -  Active:   Robert Meunier

Karl L. King Distinguished Service Award - Retired:   Bard Mackey

Dick Redman was confirmed to a three year term as IBA Magazine Editor


Congratulations to the President-elect and the King Service Award recipients.

Jerry Bertrand

IBA Elections Chair

92nd Annual IBA Conference

May 8 - 11, 2019

Des Moines Marriott Downtown

700 Grand Avenue

Des Moines, Iowa  50309