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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 over 50 first and second year band directors each year.



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

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    Iowa Bandmaster Magazine

    Published quarterly

Retirement Recognition - information submission form

Dear Retiring Director,

Congratulations on your upcoming retirement! The Iowa Bandmasters Association would like to honor you at the annual IBA Banquet at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown Hotel on May 12, 2017. Please confirm that you will be in attendance at the banquet as you will be introduced and your biography will be read at that time.

The deadline for submitting this form for the 2016-2017 school year is March 24, 2017. Submissions must be received by this date to be included in the current year's report and receive a plaque.

Please fill out the biography form below. You may add information to the format that you feel is appropriate.


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Retiree Bio

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Please list information you want to be read at the banquet about your teaching career, family, honors and awards. 400 words or less.
Advice to peers

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Submit to IBA President-Elect

90th Annual IBA Conference

May 10 - 13, 2017

Des Moines Marriott Downtown

700 Grand Avenue

Des Moines, Iowa  50309