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.

2023 HS and JH/MS All-State Band Audition List and Scales are


Conductor Information and bios are housed on our CASMEC site.

All-State Conductor Bios


Click here to see the all new NAfME Council for Band Education Facebook page


Future Conference Dates:

  • 2023 – Fresno, February 16-19, 2023
  • 2024 – TBD
  • 2025 – TBD

2022 CBDA General Session Handouts

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

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