Welcome to the California Band Directors Association (CBDA). Since 1958, CBDA has been comprised of band directors from all over California with the primary purpose of creating an exceptional honor band experience for our students.



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CBDA Social Justice Consortium

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2022 Solo List and Scales can be found in the Auditions section of this website

Click on “Auditions” under the All-State Ensembles tab in the main menu

Conductor Information and bios are housed on our CASMEC site.

All-State Conductor Bios

Thank You for a Wonderful 2021 Conference!

We look forward to seeing you at the 2022 Conference!

Future Conference Dates:

  • 2022 – Fresno, February 17-20, 2022
  • 2023 – Fresno, February 16-19, 2023

Mission Statement

The California Band Directors Association (CBDA) is an organization that is inclusive of band directors from all areas of instrumental education.  CBDA is committed to offering the highest quality of educational musical experiences for students through All-State Honor Ensembles, while providing professional growth and collaborative opportunities for band directors.


General questions regarding CBDA should be addressed to: Trish Adams – Executive Administrator

Email Trish