Alberta Band Association


Alberta Band Association

National Youth Band of Canada 2017

April 30 – May 7, 2017 | Vancouver & Whistler, British Columbia

Hosted by the BCBA and the Cantando Festival

Guest Conductor: Dr. Jeremy Brown, University of Calgary

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. Students from across Canada are united by their love of music and their desire to create a challenging concert program, all within a positive atmosphere and while creating lifelong friendships.

Encourage the 16 to 22-year-old musicians in your life to audition for the 2017 CBA National Youth Band of Canada. 

Audition requirements, fee and online application form →
FAQ | Audition Tips

Audition deadline: Sunday, November 27, 2016 @ midnight, Vancouver Pacific Time. 

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Alberta Band Association

ABA Provincial Festival of Bands

May 8 – 18, 2017 | Red Deer College  Red Deer, AB

Registration is now open →

Alberta Band Association

Band Together: ABA 60th Anniversary Fundraising Campaign

Music is a lifelong journey that involves hard work and dedication that culminates in an overwhelming sense of accomplishment and never-ending happiness.

The Alberta Band Association is committed to providing resources that our schools and communities need to practice their craft and share it with us. Your donation to the ABA will support school & community band programs across Alberta. More →