Welcome to Colorado Bandmasters Association

May 16th – Job Posted for Horizon High School Director of Bands on the Job Posting Page.


May 16 – The 2017 CBA Election voting is underway. Ballots have been emailed to you by Ryan Crabtree. Voting is electronic only, through the link provided by Ryan’s email. If you did not receive his email, you may request a ballot directly from Ryan Crabtree, CBA’s President-Elect.

The offices being voted on are 1st Vice President, Recording Secretary, Southern Area Representative, and Western Slope Area Representative.

The CBA 2017 Hall of Fame Nominees are Steve Martin, Rodney Ritthaler, and Jack Yonce. You can click on their names to read their biography’s.

The voting closes on May 31st.


May 15th – Updates to the Jobs Posting page, adding the posting for Widefield High School, the deadline for application is Wednesday, May 17. The mentor link on the membership page is up to date. 

The (newest and revised over last year) exemplary band form has just been posted to the constitution page.You can download it here –  CBA Exemplary Band Award for High Schools

May 9th – Golf Tournament Registration & Information is on the Convention Page


May 2nd – Updates to the Convention Page. Find the registration for the summer convention and the exhibitor form on the Convention Page. There is no paper registration in 2017, registration is online only.

May 1st – Repertoire lists are posted on the High School and Middle School Concert Band Pages from the 2017 festivals. Thank you Casey Cropp!

May 1st – Election information went out via email. Nominations begin today, and will be collected until 5pm on May 15th. The offices of 1st Vice President, Recording Secretary, Southern Area Rep, and Western Slope Rep. Also, Hall of Fame nominations should be sent by 5pm on May 15 and include a resume/bio. Ballots will go out May 16, voting ends on May 31st. Results announced on June 1st.


The Colorado Bandmasters Association Exists to:

  • Promote comprehensive music education through participation and performance in band.
  • Provide support, leadership, and educational opportunities to students and directors.
  • Provide outstanding educational and performance events and venues that encourage, recognize, and reward musical artistry and excellence.
  • Work with other organizations to encourage and promote a lifelong love of music among students, teachers, and the community.
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