HIGH SCHOOL BAND DIRECTOR'S NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
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The Legend...My Mentor...My Friend
by Oliver C. Boone
A celebration focus on America's Bandmaster, The legendary John. M. Long. The man who has trained more high school band directors than anyone is not just about teaching music. He teaches life.
The High School Band Director's National Association (HSBDNA) is a 501 c-3 Non Profit Organization giving focus to the educational format of the high school band.
Founded in 2004, we maintain the significance of the high school band as a vital component in the education curriculum.
We desire to promote our nation's finest band directors and students through our National High School Band Director's Hall of Fame; the All American National Honor Bands; and a the National Musuem for Band Education.
Celebrating our nations finest directors. Several members also represent association with elite groups such as the American Bandmasters Association, the College Band Directors National Association, the National Band Association.
Naming high school band students as All American Band Members by the HSBDNA. National Honor Bands
Our organization is solely dependent upon gifts, donotions, and corporate sponsorship. Corporate Sponsorships are available for the Hall of Fame; National Honor Bands; and the National Musuem.
Select your finest band members to be named ALL AMERICAN by the HSBDNA.
Be a part of this national honor. The best compiled marching band in the nation.
Be a part of this national honor. The best compiled concert band in the nation.
Simply....we want to bring recognition to students, directors, administrators, etc. Numerous times we see the celebration of sports figures ( and advocated) who are named to prestigious honors such as...All American or some specific national honor. As those sports organizations focus on the talents of their athletes, we want to focus on the TALENTS OF OUR MUSICIANS AND TEACHERS.
We want to focus on how a band director may have simply enlightened a student and changed their life.
We want to focus on those hard working students and directors who give willingly their time, talent and efforts to promote the educational value of band. Often they are un-celebrated adequately. This is why the HSBDNA, as a national band association, will GIVE FOCUS to those that have moved the love of band education forward.....either through performance or honor with awards.
Has a Band Director made a difference in your life? Let us know.
We believe it is important to bring a positive focus on honoring great students and teachers.
The museum is a facility designed to house the High School Band Director’s National Hall of Fame, the educational medium of band education including a museum a learning resource center; audio and visual technology centers, performance hall, and the national headquarters for the HSBDNA. The facility is designed to be a global interactive center for the advocacy of band in the educational curriculum which will house a museum of band education national artifacts. The museum will be the only facility of its kind in the nation. Its development helps ensure the continued existence of the high school band and its impact on the development of the whole child and instrumental music of our nation.We started out by practicing in my parents’ garage during high school. We spent many long nights writing, playing, and eating pizza to produce our first album. Our group was cemented together through a love of music and a passion for creating.
HSBDNA Executive Director, Dr. Oliver Boone, speaks at the famed Springer Opera House during a Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
We offer continuing education courses for the band director. Written by band directors-for band directors. Our courses can be downloaded and completed within 2-3 days.
HSBDNA sanctions performances, clinics and festivals across the U.S.
Honoring and Promoting Outstanding Band Directors through the Hall of Fame
Supporting and sanctioning performances, clinics and bringing National Honor to Band Students into the HSBDNA All American Band.
Your contribution will finance awards, music, concerts, and music education. Help us to also build the nations first national musuem for band education.
Your support and contributions support the funding of awards, media, performances, etc. 100% of your contribution goes to support band. Your generous donation will fund our mission.
HSBDNA a Non Profit 501 C 3 Charity
Employer Identification Number: 20-2559164 DLN: 17053079019006
Public Charity Status 509 (a) (2)