Benefit Information

This page is to explain these resource benefits.  If you are a member, you will need to login to access these resources (See Member Only Access menu item under Resources once you have logged in)

Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music

The Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music is and add-on benefit for Association of Concert Bands members and ACB member bands. For more information about HEBM, click here.

The NAXOS Music Library

One of your greatest benefits of Association of Concert Bands membership is the NAXOS Music Library (NML).  This is an exclusive benefit of membership for Student, Individual, Family and Life members.

It’s easy to listen to NML Playlists. Simply sign on to the NML ( with your ACB-assigned USERID and Password.  For more information about accessing NML, click here

Journal of the Association of Concert Bands

The Association of Concert Bands publishes a magazine, the ACB Journal, to exchange information among people involved in adult concert bands and sponsors many projects to fulfill our mission. The ACB Journal is published 3 times per year in February, June, and October. For more information, click here.

Blueprint for Starting and Maintaining Community Bands

This document contains suggestions, sample forms, documentation, and procedures for starting, organizing, and maintaining a community band.  This will most commonly be a band of adult and/or excellent high school musicians who have a love of band music and want to continue nurturing skills they started and developed earlier in life. For more information, click here