Welcome to the web site of the New York State Band Directors Association. We hope you enjoy browsing our website and find it easy to locate information about upcoming events and items of interest. You can contact the Web Editor with comments and suggestions using the link at the bottom of the page.
Join or Renew NYSBDA Online
NYSBDA is pleased to announce that we are now able to accept secure payments online using the PayPal interface. You may pay your membership dues through PayPal with your credit card even if you do not have a PayPal account. To take advantage of this service, click on the Join/Renew menu above and choose the "Join/Renew Online" option.
St. Lawrence County Music Education Day
June 11, 2013 @ The Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam. This session is co-sponsored by D'Addario, NYSBDA, Northern Music and Video, and the St. Lawrence Valley Teachers' Learning Center. Visit the Regional Workshops Page, or click here for more information.
September 2012 Bandstand
The September 2012 Issue of the Bandstand is now available for viewing or download. Click on the Bandstand link on the left for more information. Thanks to Geoff Magnani, Bandstand Editor.
Symposium 2012 Photo Highlights
Click here for a slideshow of photos highlights from the March 2012 Symposium.
Artist Pianos, Albany-Syracuse
NYSBDA Piano Sponsor. "Buy a piano, be a NYSBDA Sponsor." Click here for more information.
D'Addario Corporate Sponsorship
David Wilber, acting president, is pleased to announce that the D'Addario Corporation (Rico, Pro Mark, and Evans) has made a significant contribution to NYSBDA which will be used to jump start our next commissioning project, support our Symposium clinicians, and underwrite the cost of our Regional Workshops. We are very grateful to D'Addario for their support.
2014 Commission Project
Commission chair, Matt Sisia is pleased to announce that world-renowned composer, Joel Puckett has been commissioned to compose a Level III-IV piece that will be premiered at the 2014 NYSBDA Symposium. For information on how to be a part of this exciting venture, click here.