ABOUT THE SBA
Established in 1983, the Saskatchewan Band Association is a non-profit, charitable organization.
We are open to any individual, group or organization interested in furthering the development of bands in Saskatchewan.
The Association represents community bands, school bands, the Saskatchewan Pipe Band Association, band directors, music educators, parent associations, students, education institutions, community organizations, and other music associations.
Membership in the Saskatchewan Band Association provides a variety of benefits, including a diverse range of programs and services which enhance and support the future of instrumental music in Saskatchewan. Together we present a strong, collective voice, both provincially and nationally, on issues affecting Saskatchewan bands and the Saskatchewan community .
Our Programs & Services
We are proud of the many programs and services we currently offer and add to the list regularly. Here are a few programs you may want to learn more about:
Summer Band Camps - we offer week long day camps as well as one residential camp. Registration is now open - click on the tab above.
SBA Member Funding - we provide support to community bands, special projects, band festivals & involvement of new Canadians in band.
Honour Bands - the Junior & Intermediate Honour Bands provide an enrichment experience for accomplished young musicians in our province.
And much more....
National Youth Band - Student Opportunity
The National Youth Band of Canada is a unique musical experience that provides Canada’s talented student musicians, ages 16-22, with an outstanding opportunity to perform and network with a renowned Canadian conductor, guest soloist and the country’s top young instrumentalists. Guest Conductor Dr. Wendy McCallum from Brandon University and Yamaha Guest Artist Simon Aldrich, Clarinet from McGill University will work with the NYB in 2018.
Musicians ages 16 - 22 are encouraged to audition by November 29, 2017 at: http://www.canadianband.org/new-nyb-landing-page