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Welcome to the website of the New York Band Directors Association. We hope you enjoy exploring the site and that you are able to find any information you might be looking for. If you should come across any inaccuracies, outdated materials, or omissions, please contact the Web Editor using the address at the bottom of this page.

Symposium 2016Photo of Staybridge Suites

The 35th Annual NYSBDA Symposium is just around the corner! 1st Vice-president, Bradley Morrison has assembled a variety of clinics and concerts for our membership and our honor band chairs have selected the finest young musicians in our state and engaged three outstanding conductors to direct and mentor them. You do not want to miss this event! For more information, follow the Symposium link in the left menu.


Band Stand thumbnail imageBand Stand - September 2015

Follow this link to view or download the brand new September issue of the Band Stand. Editor, Jeffrey Soper has produced the second interactive digital issue with active links to upcoming events, application forms, articles, and more. We hope you enjoythe issue. Thanks Jeffrey!

Photos of Symposium 2015

Follow the link for a slideshow of photo highlights from our recent Symposium.

Join or Renew NYSBDA Online

You may pay your membership dues through PayPal with your credit card even if you do not have a PayPal account. To take advantage of this service, click on the Join/Renew menu above and choose the "Join/Renew Online" option. Pay dues before October 15 and receive a $10 discount.

Artist Pianos, Albany-Syracuse

NYSBDA Piano Sponsor. "Buy a piano, be a NYSBDA Sponsor." Click here for more information.

D'Addario Corporate Sponsorship

D'Addario Corporate LogoD'Addario Corporation (Rico, Pro Mark, and Evans) has made a significant contribution to NYSBDA which will be used to jump start our next commissioning project, support our Symposium clinicians, and underwrite the cost of our Regional Workshops. We are very grateful to D'Addario for their support.