SDRRMA Grants Awarded

2017-05-02T13:38:53+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|SDBA News|

Congratulations to the following nine band programs who were awarded $1000 grants each from the South Dakota Rock’n’Roll Music Association: Oelrichs - Lauren Stephens Northwestern - Wendy Thorson Freeman - Sheila Wipf Henry - Deanna Martens Bowdle - Rhonda Stroukel Jones County - Rose Comp Herried - Julie Borr Harding County - Brian Holder Mobridge-Pollock [...]

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2017 SDBA Summer Symposium

2017-03-29T09:21:36+00:00 March 27th, 2017|SDBA News|

JULY 22 10 A.M.-4 P.M. CHAMBERLAIN HIGH SCHOOL The South Dakota  Bandmaster’s Association will be holding their annual Symposium in Chamberlain on July 22nd. Featured events will be: Color Guard Essentials for Band Directors- Kiley Coyne, Roosevelt HS Building Relationships- Darrell Stacey, Assistant superintendent, Watertown Recording Tips and Tricks - Ryan Stahle, Mitchell High School [...]

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SDRRMA Grants

2016-07-08T11:19:19+00:00 July 8th, 2016|SDBA News|

Congratulations to the following schools and directors who were 2016 recipients of the $1000 grants from SDRRMA! Bowdle - Rhonda Stroukel Colman-Egan - Ronda Olson Leola - Nancy Kindelspire Miller - Cleo Kleinsasser Marion - Sarah Decker Hamlin - Alyssa Cassels Sioux Valley - Stephanie Oeltjenbruns Clark - Lola Bartels

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SDBA Summer Symposium

2016-04-26T12:43:00+00:00 April 26th, 2016|SDBA News|

As part of the SDBA mentoring program, the South Dakota Bandmasters are once again hosting their Summer Symposium. This year’s event will be held at the Chamberlain High School band room from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. on Saturday, July 23. The event is free, lunch is included and all we ask is that you [...]

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Summer Symposium

2015-05-28T14:46:38+00:00 May 5th, 2015|SDBA News|

The SDBA Summer Symposium will be held on July 25th at the Chamberlain HS band room starting at 9:30. Renewal credits will be offered through Northern State University at a cost of $90. Presenters include: Bob Carlson on fundraising Jason Groon on current technology in the band room Byron Younquist on emergency instrument repair There [...]

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Nine Schools Receive $1000 Grants from SDRRMA

2015-04-20T15:05:39+00:00 April 20th, 2015|SDBA News|

Congratulations to the following nine band programs who were awarded $1000 grants each from the South Dakota Rock’n’Roll Music Association: Freeman Academy – Donna Ries Sunshine Bible Academy – Kevin Waller Garretson – Nick Sittig Jones County/Murdo – Rose Comp Doland – Emily Mason Gregory – Jared Opp Canistota – Dick Dawson Lemmon – Tracy [...]

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Horace Mann and DonorsChoose

2015-04-20T14:57:40+00:00 April 20th, 2015|SDBA News|

Ryan Hofer, Horace Mann Insurance agent, former SD band director, and SDBA member would like to share an opportunity to get funding for your classroom. Horace Mann has formed a partnership with a great site called Donors Choose. We’ve found it to be a great resource for funding classroom projects. The teacher site is located [...]

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Five Schools Chosen to Receive $1000 Grants

2014-09-03T13:12:02+00:00 September 3rd, 2014|SDBA News|

We had 25 worthy applicants for the grants generously given by the SDRRMA. A panel of five selected the recipients based on their submitted essays. The task of choosing was very difficult – I’m sorry there weren’t 25 grants available. The five schools chosen to receive the $1000 grants from the South Dakota Rock & [...]

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SDBA Summer Symposium

2014-06-23T21:43:49+00:00 June 23rd, 2014|Upcoming Events|

What: SDBA Summer Symposium Who: ALL Band Directors When: Saturday, August 9th, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where: Chamberlain High School Bandroom Cost: FREE! - 1 hour credit available from NSU for a Nominal fee Topics to be covered include: - Recognizing common instrumental pedagogy problems in the band rehearsal - Successful relationships [...]

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Five $1000 Grants Available

2017-01-29T11:57:03+00:00 April 24th, 2014|SDBA News|

The S.D. Rock and Roll Music Association presented SDBA a check for $5000 at their recent induction concert in Sioux Falls. Board member John Mogen presented a check to SDBA President Helen Mogen. In an effort to give back to music education, five $1000 grants will be made available for South Dakota school band programs. [...]

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