Please read this letter from Michael Schlake, Marching Band Chair, and Nathan LeFeber, President regarding the cancellation of State Marching and NSBA Sanctioned Shows.
Preliminary results of the aerosol study are available here. These results are strictly for general consideration. Guidance information will be available soon!
The Nebraska Schools Activities Association published a list of COVID-19 resources here. Click on General Information. NSAA partnered with NSBA, NMEA, Nebraska Choral Directors Association (NCDA), and the Nebraska Music Teachers Association (affiliated with the Music Teachers National Association - MTNA) for this list of resources.
The Nebraska Department of Education in conjuction with the Nebraska Music Education Association, Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services, and NSBA has released the Launch Nebraska Guidance for Summer Music Activities. It details guidance for safely resuming summer marching band, lessons/small group instruction (sectionals/drumline/guard), beginning band instrument demonstration/selection, and show choir choreography camp. This living document will be updated as necessary and invaluable for planning summer music. Visit launchne.com for more information.
We are compiling resources to aid directors in planning for returning to school this fall. Click here for a list of resources to help plan rehearsals and the rehearsal environment during the COVID-19 pandemic. This list will be updated as more resources become available.
NSBA Membership runs March 1, 2020-February 28, 2021.
Congratulations to Dr. Brian Anderson who joins prestigious company in the Hall of Fame!
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