NSBA - Nebraska State Bandmasters Association

Upcoming Dates

Convention - February 29 - March 2, 2024
8th Grade All-State - January 6, 2024
State Concert Band Festival - March 29, 2023
State Jazz Festival - April 13-14, 2023



Wednesday, March 29, 2023

State Concert Band Festival

2023 State Concert Band Festival Date: March 29, 2023.

*As of 1/10/23 the Concert Band Festival is full.  To be placed on a waiting list email Tom Thorpe at nsba.concert@gmail.com*

The annual NSBA State Concert Band Festival provides a non-competitive environment that serves all levels of ensembles in the state of Nebraska—middle school, high school, and college/university groups. The 2022 festival will be held at Kearney High School and will include a performance and clinic for each participating band given by an expert in the field of concert band/music education. This years festival will also provide an opportunity for bands to submit a high quality video recording in lieu of a live performance.

Please direct all questions to NSBA Concert Band Chair Tom Thorpe