• 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 over 50 first and second year band directors each year.



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

  • IBA magazine

    Iowa Bandmaster Magazine

    Published quarterly

Operations Manual

(chair appointed by the president – selected from the membership of the committee)

1. Attend all IBA business meetings and submit a report.
2. Represent college directors who are IBA members and share ideas and concerns with the IBA membership.

3. Recommend possible clinic ideas to the president for the IBA conference.
4. Support the Student Affairs


HOW? Established time?
5. Promote membership in the Iowa Bandmasters Association among college/university directors.
6. Encourage colleges/universities to establish IBA student chapters using the sample by-laws on the IBA website.

91st Annual IBA Conference

May 9 - 12, 2018

Des Moines Marriott Downtown

700 Grand Avenue

Des Moines, Iowa  50309