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.



2024 CBDA Live Audition Results Posted!!!


The 2024 All-State Band Audition Music Lists are now posted!

New audition submission deadline is November 1, 2023


CBDA All-State Super Saturday

The CBDA Board is proud to introduce CBDA All-State Super Saturday, to be held on Saturday, September 9, 2023 at various locations throughout the state!



CBDA is excited about the move to Sacramento for CASMEC 2024!

We hope to see you there!


Future CASMEC Dates: (new location and dates)

January 31-February 4, 2024 – Sacramento

January 15-19, 2025 – Sacramento

January 14-18, 2026 – Sacramento


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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