Our NSBA webpage is currently under going maintenance. We hope to have the new, updated site ready within the next week or so.

All membership and payment options have been moved from the homepage to their new home under the Membership menu above.

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact our current webmaster, Chris Ward at eloboesolo@gmail.com

Thank you for your patience.


Upcoming Events

The NSBA will be hosting a workshop for directors/educators of wind bands with players in their first few years of playing (but all are welcome!) on Saturday, April 18 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM at the Halifax Music Centre.

Cost for the workshop will be just $25 (but free for NSBA members)

Workshop sessions will feature methods refreshers on a variety of wind instruments (& percussion), wind instrument repair, and a repertoire share. The day will also include time for collegial sharing of ideas, problems, etc.

For more information: NSBA Workshop – 2015-04-18 Outline.pdf

Please RSVP to NSBA Vice President, Diane Clarke at clarked@hrsb.ns.ca by April 11th to let us know if you can join us and what instruments you’d like refreshers in. (Not necessary for attendance, but extremely helpful!)


Our Mission

NSBA’s mission is to support and promote the development of bands throughout the province of Nova Scotia through communication, coordination, program development, advocacy and lobbying at the provincial level.


2015 Executive Committee

Dr. Mark Hopkins (President)
Barb Stetter (Past President)
Diane Clarke (Vice President)
Maggie Helms (Treasurer)
Hope Gendron (Secretary, NSYWE Rep)
Jim Forde (Member-at-Large)
Katelyn Gillis (Member-at-Large, NSJWE Rep)
Jeff Goodspeed (Member-at-Large, NS Honour Jazz Rep)
Mike Morrissey (Member-at-Large)
Christina Muise (Member-at-Large)
Chris Ward (Member-at-Large, NSBA Webmaster, NSBA e-Newsletter)

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