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.


All-State 2025 – New Audition Submission Deadlines

High School – October 15, 2024

Junior High School – November 2, 2024


The 2025 Audition Materials are now posted!


All-State will take place at the California All-State Music Education Conference (CASMEC)
January 15-19, 2025 in Sacramento


2024 CBDA Live Audition Results Posted!!!


Save the Date!

Super Saturday 2024 will be held on Saturday, September 7, 2024
at various locations throughout the state!



CBDA looks forward to seeing you in Sacramento for CASMEC 2025!

We hope to see you there!


Future CASMEC Dates: (new location and dates)

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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