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There were all the corny old jokes about “Hair today, gone tomorrow!” and worse. Folks that obviously didn’t immediately recognize one another with some additional girth and perhaps a few wrinkles, but eventually saw an old friend and fellow bandsman from the past. It was a band reunion dinner with almost 100 band members, spouses and significant others in attendance.

Read more: The Importance of Band Alumni Groups


On the Road

Do you have a story to tell about taking your school music groups on the road? SBO wants to hear about it!

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Directors who make a Difference

Do you know a fantastic K-12 instrumental music educator who is deserving of recognition in SBO?

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and tell us why he or she should be featured in SBO’s annual "Directors Who Make a Difference" report.

SBO Web Poll

This year, our primary major band travel is for:

Festival Competitions - 42.5%
Public Performances - 30%
Educational Workshops - 5%
Some of All of the Above - 20%

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