Nebraska State Bandmasters Association

est. 1962

Questions? Please contact Dr. Duane Bierman.

All bands have the opportunity to perform in a half-hour time slot. Bands  receive audio and written comments by two clinicians, a half hour workshop with a third clinician, and a plaque.

Click here for the evaluation form used by the judges at the NSBA Concert Band Festival.

The 2017 Concert Band Festival occured on two dates at two sites:

March 4, 2017 - Kimball Recital Hall, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

April 8, 2017 - Grand Island Northwest High School


March 4: Dr. Tom Duffy (Yale), Don Linn (Kansas State), Dr. Christopher Unger (Augustana University)

April 8: Dr. Sharon Toulouse (Univ. of Kansas), Dr. Michael Golemo (Iowa State), Dr. Robert Meunier (Drake)