NSBA - Nebraska State Bandmasters Association

Upcoming Dates

8th Grade All-State - January 15, 2022
Convention - March 3-5, 2022
State Concert Band Festival - April 6, 2022
State Jazz Festival - April 8-9, 2022



NSBA Executive Board - President

Emiley BondEmiley Bond
Lincoln Christian School


Emiley Bond is proud to be a life-long Nebraskan, having graduated from Pawnee City High School and the University of Nebraska at Kearney.  Her teaching experience includes Loup City Public School, developing the Lincoln Area Homeschool Band program, homeschooling her own 3 children for 11 years, and most recently at Lincoln Christian School since 2007. At Lincoln Christian she directs a 5th Grade Band, 6th Grade Band, Junior High Band, High School Band, plus Varsity and JV Jazz Band.

In her time at Lincoln Christian, the school has built a competitive marching band program from the ground up, the Varsity Jazz Band has twice won the NSBA Jazz Band Festival - Class B, and the school has been very well represented at the Class C All State Band and Jazz Band.  Additionally, the school has renovated space to create a band room for their growing program. 

Mrs. Bond served on the NSBA Executive Board from 2015 to 2018 as Secretary.  She is a member of NMEA and presented at the 2019 NMEA Convention.  She is a past member of the Class C All State Band Leadership Team.  She enjoys conducting Honor Bands and loves connecting with and encouraging younger directors across the state.  She and her husband Bruce have 3 children:  Amanda is an Actuarial Science Major at UNK where she also plays trumpet in the Jazz Band; Alex, saxophone and guitar, is finishing his certification in Band Instrument Repair at Western Iowa Tech in Sioux City, IA; and Andrew, trombone and bass guitar, is a Music Education Major at UNK.