NSBA - Nebraska State Bandmasters Association

Upcoming Dates

8th Grade All-State - January 18, 2020
59th Annual Convention - March 5-7, 2020
Concert Band Festival - April 1, 2020
State Jazz Festival - April 17-18, 2020



2020-2021 Membership

Click here to become a member of NSBA.

NSBA Membership runs March 1, 2020-February 28, 2021.

Convention Registration Now Open

Click here to register for the 59th Annual NSBA Convention.

Book Convention Hotel Rooms at the Embassy Suites

The NSBA room block at Embassy Suites is now open! Call 402-474-1111 and mention group code NSB to get the convention room rate. The block is open until 2/13/20 or until it sells out. Click here to make your reservation online: 


Brian Anderson Inducted into NMEA Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Dr. Brian Anderson who joins prestigious company in the Hall of Fame!

Read more about Brian, an NSBA Past President and his career here.

2019 State Marching Band Results

 State Jazz Festival Registration Now Open

The 2020 NSBA State Jazz Festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, April 17 & 18 at Kearney High School.

Click here for the information letter and click here for the registration form.

NSBA State Jazz Festival Page.

Concert Band Festival Registration Opens Tuesday, October 1

Registration for the 2020 NSBA Concert Band Festival held on Wednesday, April 1 opens Tuesday, October 1.

Click here to register!

The 2020 Concert Band Festival will be held at the Strauss Performing Arts Center at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Click here for more information!

8th Grade All-State Auditions Due Saturday, October 12

Click here to upload auditions.

8th Grade All-State Information is found here.

Good luck to everyone auditioning!

Nate Metschke Award Information

A new award has been created in honor of Nate Metschke.

Click here to go to the Awards page for more details!