NSBA - Nebraska State Bandmasters Association

Upcoming Dates

Young Band Director Boot Camp- June 28, 2024
State Marching Band- October 26, 2024
8th Grade All-State -January 11, 2025
NSBA Spring Convention- March 6-8, 2025
Concert Band Festival- April 2-3, 2025
State Jazz Band Festival- April 10-11, 2025



State Concert Band Festival

2024 State Concert Band Festival Date: UNO- March 27 (UNO Site is Full), Kearney- March 28

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 2024 festival will be held at the University of Nebraska- Omaha on March 27th and at Kearney High School on March 28th. These events will include a performance and clinic for each participating band given by an expert in the field of concert band/music education. 

Please direct all questions to NSBA Concert Band Chair Tom Thorpe