NSBA - Nebraska State Bandmasters Association

Upcoming Dates

Convention - March 3-5, 2022
8th Grade All-State - March 5, 2022
State Concert Band Festival - April 6, 2022
State Jazz Festival - April 8-9, 2022



2022 Marching Band Show/Contest/Festival Registration

Registration for 2022 sanctioned shows and state contests/festivals is now available.

Register Here

2022 Convention Information

Click here for the 2022 Convention Program.

Click here for the 2022 Printable Schedule.

Click here for the General Meeting Documents.

Membership Renewal & 2022 NSBA Convention Registration

It's time to register for NSBA membership for the new year, and to register for our convention!
Click here to renew your membership.  (Remember membership in NSBA runs annually from March through February.)

Membership runs March 1, 2021 - February 28, 2022.

Active Members: $65

Collegiate Members: Free

First-time Members: Free

Retired Members: Free

Remember, you must be an NSBA member to participate in the State Concert Band Festival, the State Jazz Festival, NSBA State Marching Contest and/or Sanctioned Shows, and have students audition for 8th Grade All-State

Renew or join today!

Click here to register for the (in person!) NSBA Convention, March 3-5 in Lincoln.
Additionally, Phi Beta Mu would like to help ensure that you can attend the convention if finances are the main concern.  This scholarship can cover any expenses related to attending the conference--substitute fees, housing fee, transportation fees, or registration fee.  Click here to apply for their scholarship.  Please contact Nathan LeFeber if you have questions about this scholarship.

2021 State Marching Band Results

2021-2022 NSBA Events

We are pleased to announce events for the 2021-2022 school year!

State Marching Contest: Saturday, October 23, 2021 - Kearney High & Seacrest Field (Festival), Buell Stadium (Competition)
8th Grade All-State: January 15, 2022 - Kearney High School
Convention: March 3-5, 2022 - Embassy Suites by Hilton Lincoln & University of Nebraska at LincolnState Concert Band Festival: April 6, 2022 - Kearney High School & Online
State Jazz Festival: April 8-9, 2022

You must be a member to participate in these events. Join/renew your NSBA membership here.

2021 NSBA Awards Playlist

Click here for the 2021 NSBA Awards hosted by Awards Chair Carrie Jensen. Congratulations to all the awards recipients!

Aerosol Study Third Release of Preliminary Results available NOW! 

The third release of preliminary results of the aerosol study are available here. These results are strictly for general consideration. Guidance information will be available soon!

NSAA COVID-19 Resources

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.