Welcome to the website of the New York Band Directors Association. NYSBDA is the premier educational organization for band directors in the state of NY. We hope you enjoy exploring the site and learning more about our organization, activities, and sponsored events.

Region 2 Workshop

NYSBDA will be hosting a Region 2 Workshop, The In’s and Out’s of Instrument Repair, on Saturday November 3rd at 11:00 am at Brighton High School (Junior High Area All-State).  Featured clinicians are George Standish and Ed Vanzandt of The Music Store.  Please join us!

New Web Site / PayPal Payments

A quick note to all NYSBDA members. The new website is now in place and the new PayPal dues payment system is active. Members can begin paying dues online. To do so, click the Join/Renew menu item above, and choose Join or Renew Online. From the Membership Options page, choose the appropriate category (Professional, Retired, […]

Symposium 2018: Call for Clinicians and Ensembles

The New York State Band Directors Association (NYSBDA) is pleased to announce application procedures for participation in the 37th Annual Symposium, March 2-4, 2018 in Liverpool, New York. If you are interested in presenting your own clinic or having your group present a performance clinic, please follow the link below. Symposium 2018 Clinic/Ensemble Application