Why join the Nova Scotia Band Association?
You are a band director, a band supporter, a musician, or someone who works in the music industry.
Opportunities to share ideas, experiences, music and stories about your programs and ensembles.
Access for your students to our provincial honour ensembles:
– Nova Scotia Youth Wind Ensemble
– Nova Scotia Junior Wind Ensemble
– Nova Scotia Honour Jazz
Canadian Band Association
CBA membership gives you access to:
– Canadian Winds Published twice a year, Canadian Winds is a professional national publication from CBA. Full of interesting articles, music reviews, pedagogy and inspirational stories written by CBA members from across the country, this publication is an invaluable resource for serious band directors.
– Canadian Band Association members directory
– National Youth Band of Canada
NSBA’s e-newsletter with upcoming events, tips and announcements.
Members Only Resources
– Resource sharing forum
– NSBA members directory
– Master Class instrument videos
– Mentorship program
– Clinician registry
Awards and Scholarships;
– James Hargreaves Memorial Scholarship
– NSBA Outstanding Musician Award
– Ron MacKay Music for Life Award
– Jean McKenzie Memorial Band Volunteer Award
– NSBA Honourary Lifetime Achievement Award
– NSBA Distinguished Band Director Award
For industry professionals, NSBA membership offers a great network to promote your product or service. It also gets your logo included on our website and in every issue of our e-newsletter.
Membership dues are $50.00 per year for a personal membership, $30.00 for students/retired music teachers, and $100.00 for corporate/institutions/ensembles.
If you are a school music teacher, you may want to consider having your Band Parents’ Association pay the NSBA dues for you!