Announcements

ACB JOINS AN INTERNATIONAL COALITION LED BY PERFORMING ARTS ORGANIZATIONS TO COMMISSION COVID-19 STUDY - May 30, 2020, updated June 12, 2020

MEMBER BANDS SELECTED TO PERFORM AT THE 2020 MIDWEST CLINIC - May 18, 2020

"COVID-19 AND BANDS" DISCUSSION FORUM ANNOUNCED - April 30, 2020

VIRTUAL BAND OPPORTUNITIES - April 6, 2020 updated April 20, 2020

ACB 2020 CONVENTION PROGRAM BOOK AVAILABLE ONLINE - March 24, 2020

APPLY TO PERFORM AT ACB 2021 (external link)January 20, 2020 (eligible member bands see email sent on Jan 20, 2020) The New Mexico Convention has been postponed to 2022. Plans for spring 2021 are undetermined at this time. (May 15, 2020)

AMERICAN PRIZE RECOGNIZES MEMBERS FOR 2019-20 AWARDS YEAR - January 16, 2020 updated February 4, 2020, April 21, 200, July 8, 2020

GIFT A MEMBERSHIP -November 17, 2019

COMPOSITION CONTEST OPENS AUGUST 1ST -July 15, 2019

  • Announcing the 2020-2021 Association of Concert Bands Young Composers Composition Contest in partnership with the John Philip Sousa Foundation.  Contest is open to composer aged 30 and under as of June 15, 2020. This composition contest is intended for young composers who are writing music 

AMERICAN PRIZE RECOGNIZES MEMBERS IN MANY CATEGORIES FOR 2018-19 AWARDS YEAR - updated January 15, 2020 with more winners and recognitions for 2019

MEMBER BAND SELECTED TO PERFORM AT MIDWEST -May 19, 2019

ACB CONVENTION 2021 IN SANTA FE NEW MEXICO - April 24, 2019

  • May 15, 2020: Update:  The New Mexico Convention will take place in 2022 in late April/early May.  Details TBD and will be provided as they become available.  Plans for spring 2021 are undetermined at this time.  

ACB CONVENTION 2020 IN VIRGINIA BEACH -December 20, 2018

  • Announcing the 42nd Annual ACB Convention hosted by the Virginia Wind Symphony from March 18-21, 2020