membership

MEMBERSHIP PERKS

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PD & NETWORKING

The Ontario Band Association offers members a number of opportunities to meet and receive quality professional development with other music educators. In addition, platforms are provided to discuss current and pressing issues in wind band practice and pedagogy.

These include:


SYMPOSIUMS
York/OBA Beginning Band Symposium
York/OBA Wind Conductors' Symposium
Capital Region/OBA Wind Band Symposium

 

GATHERINGS

OBA Speakeasy

PBF Directors' Social

Annual General Meeting

Listening Tour

Pre-Service/Early Career Roundtable

FESTIVALS & HONOUR BANDS

The Ontario Band Association offers members a variety of musical programming and growth opportunities for students and ensembles of all sizes across the province.

These include:


FESTIVALS
Instrumental Music Festival

Provincial Band Festival
UTSC/OBA
Small Ensemble Festival


HONOUR BANDS
Sound Travels: Honour Bands of Ontario

Ontario Provincial Honour Band
Western/OBA Intermediate Honour Band
Wilfrid Laurier/OBA Elementary Honour Band
Capital Region/OBA Elementary Honour Band

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RESOURCES

The Ontario Band Association offers members a selection of resources and advocacy materials, as well as a breadth of literature and support services, that can assist within the classroom and beyond.

These include:

CONVERSATIONS

'In It Together' Series

LITERATURE

COVID-19 Resources

Canadian Winds Publication

List of free events

  • York/OBA Beginning Band Symposium

  • York/OBA Wind Conductors’ Symposium

  • Capital Region Wind Band Symposium

2020-2021 benefits

  • Voting status - open board meetings; annual general meeting

  • Publications - Monthly Musical Interlude; Canadian Winds/Vents canadiens

  • Reduced rates to Ontario Band Association programs and events

  • Canadian Band Association programs and services 

PRICING

  • Regular: $55.00

  • Student/Retiree: $35.00

MEMBERSHIP DETAILS

A one-year membership with the Ontario Band Association may be obtained by completing the OBA Membership Form either online or by mailing it with your cheque or money order to:

Ontario Band Association
c/o Andria Kilbride
106 Little Rouge Circle
Stouffville, ON
L4A 0G2