Established in 1983, the Saskatchewan Band Association is a registered charity dedicated to the development and promotion of Band music throughout the province. We are open to any individual, group or organization interested in furthering the development of bands in Saskatchewan.
The Association represents community bands, school bands, the Saskatchewan Pipe Band Association, band directors, music educators, band parent associations, students, and education institutions.
Membership in the SBA demonstrates your support of band and the value it adds to the cultural fabric of our communities. Together we present a strong, collective voice, both provincially and nationally, on issues affecting Saskatchewan bands and the Saskatchewan community.
Show your support for band, consider becoming an SBA Member today. For more information:
Performing Arts Aerosol Study Update & Next Steps with Dr. James Weaver
Join Dr. James Weaver, Co-Chair of the International Performing Arts Aerosol Study and Director of Performing Arts & Sports with NFHS as he shares the latest findings of this ground-breaking study.
Dr. Weaver will share how the Study has been used and can be used to guide decision makers on how Band programs and other performing arts can be offered safely during the pandemic. He will also share the plans to extend the study & why.
Don't miss out! If you haven't already signed up to be part of our Tune Up Tuesday Sessions you can join at ANY time - simply click the link below.
Students at Marion M. Graham Collegiate in Saskatoon are making music together even though the pandemic keeps them apart. Under the leadership of teacher Deb Flynn, Grade 9 and 10 band students combined their music and drumming with vocals from Quinn Smith, Clara Knox, and Mira Behl; guitar by Alex Conley; and a rap by Keinan Kendall.
Watch their stellar performance using the link HERE
We are VERY proud to present the work of Band musicians of ALL ages from around our province!
Our Virtual Holiday Concert is a triumph in a year of challenges and a great way to celebrate the holidays. Thank you to everyone who participated and for everyone's encouragement along the way.
To watch the concert - simply click on the concert title page image to the LEFT.
Thank you to Sask Lotteries, SaskCulture, Music Direct & Long & McQuade for supporting our Virtual Holiday Concert!
The international coalition is pleased to be release the Performing Arts Aerosol Study's 3rd Report at 1pm on Friday November 13th.
New information being shared includes:
The latest written report (available as of November 13th)
A one-page summary
Aerosol Production and Mitigation Effects
Efficacy of Bell Covers and Masks
Keyhole Expellation of Aerosol
Refined APS Data Sheets
CFD Modeling of Small Ensemble Singers and Clarinets