Welcome to the Association of Concert Bands

A little about who we are

The mission of the Association of Concert Bands is to foster excellence in Concert Band music through performance, education, and advocacy.

Our members include concert community bands, band directors, individual members, and Corporate members. Click on About Us to find out more about ACB or check our list of Resources.

COVID-19 Resources


Summary of COVID-19 Mitigation Guidelines

Become a Member

Your Association of Concert Bands membership shows your commitment to community bands and concert band music. As community band enthusiasts, we want to play, we want to have fun playing, and we want to make our band better. Network with ACB for help in building your audience, fundraising, finding fun themed concerts, and much more.

From July 1st- Oct 1st, we offer half price membership dues to new members for the remainder of the year.  Now is a great time to join the ACB. 

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Access the NAXOS Music Library, a FREE benefit available to all ACB Individual, Student, Family, and Life members. The NAXOS Music Library is a music streaming service with over 2 million recordings.

Login to the Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music, a service that contains comprehensive information on composers, band works, and thousands of program notes. Subscription is offered to ACB members for a very low annual fee, $5 per calendar year. 

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2021 Showcase of Bands

ACB Connects!

ACB Connects!  is a series of virtual webinars designed to connect with our members, share current resources and introduce ways to adjust to necessary, present day restrictions.


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Honor Flights

Association of Concert Bands encourages member bands to play Honor Flight Network departures or arrivals in nearby cities. To further assist with this mission, Jerry Brubaker, former U.S. Navy band arranger, has arranged medium easy arrangements of the five major service songs in stand-alone versions available to ACB member bands for use in Honor Flight Ceremonies.



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2021 International Band Day

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Check out the 2021 IBD Day Video