• 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.

  • IBARD

    IBARD

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

  • IBA magazine

    Iowa Bandmaster Magazine

    Published quarterly

Operations Manual

CONFERENCE EQUIPMENT
(appointed by the president) (updated 2013)

1. Attend all IBA business meetings and submit a report.
2. Make arrangements to have the necessary equipment available for use by the performers and clinicians at the IBA Conference. In order to save money on expenses, every effort should be made to borrow the necessary equipment from in dose proximity to the conference site. As a last resort or when absolutely necessary, equipment may need to be rented.
3. Upon receiving a list of conference performers and clinicians from the IBA
President, contact each individual or group and determine what equipment is needed as well as performance set-up.
4. Meet with the conference site staff to determine a schedule for delivery of the conference equipment, routes by which to deliver equipment, equipment that can be furnished by the conference site, and a schedule for returning equipment.
5. Select and organize a crew that will assist with performance group set-up to that there are smooth transitions between performing groups and clinicians.
6. This position receives an honorarium. Lodging and meals during the IBA Conference is supplied by the IBA.

7. Caretaker of the IBA banner that is hung in the Grand Ballroom of the Hotel Fort Des Moines during the IBA Conference.

92nd Annual IBA Conference

May 8 - 11, 2019

Des Moines Marriott Downtown

700 Grand Avenue

Des Moines, Iowa  50309