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ABOUT THE SBA

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:

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Donations Welcome

As a registered charity, SBA relies on the support of volunteers and donors to help support our work.

Thank you for considering making a donation, every contribution is appreciated.  

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Thank you for supporting Band!

Band in the Park - PA National Park / Waskesiu


The SBA is pleased to be adding one final date & location for our successful summer Band in the Park series - in beautiful Prince Albert National Park!

Band musicians of ALL ages and abilities are welcome. Band Director Kayleigh Skomorowski will ensure everyone has a great time playing fun, fan favorite music in the park! This FREE event is open to band students AND adult community band musicians.

Any bandies who are nearby at Waskesiu are also encouraged to join us and may want to plan for this special event!

What to Expect?

  • Play some fan favorite songs like "Firework" by Katy Perry, "Should I Stay or Should I Go" by The Clash, "Old Time Rock & Roll" by Bob Seger and more! 
  • Connect with local band musicians in the community!
  • Enjoy playing in a safe, fun, and casual environment!       

When & Where?

August 29th at 2:00- 4:00 in the center of the Picnic/Day Use area (in the middle of the Frisbee golf course).

RSVP for more info including a link to the music Below or through our event poster: RSVP - PA National Park/Waskesiu 

Band in the Park Poster PA Web Version.pdf

Watch Our SBA Highlights Presentation!

Take a look at everything we accomplished in 2020, it was a different and strange year but that didn't deter us from providing the band community with excellent Online Band Programs, Zoom Webinars, Contests, Concerts and More!

A huge thank you to everyone who supported, played, and helped us all get through this crazy year!

Click the image below to watch our Highlights!


SBA Scholarship Award Winners!

We are pleased to announce the following SBA Scholarship recipients:






David Gelinas Memorial Jazz Scholarship

Winner:

Rochelle Wright of Vanscoy!


Bev Shore Scholarships

Winners: 

Samuel Boyd of Saskatoon,

Daly Haas of North Battleford, 

Megan Betteridge of Pilot Butte/Balgonie, 

Ella Sikora of Lloydminster, 

Ainsley Arndt of Regina!

Greg McLean Scholarship

Winners: 

Lindsay Holizki from the U of R,  

Rhett Schroeder from the U of S!


Welcome NEW Board Members!


The SBA is proud to welcome our 4 new board members! 

Tyne Hagey who attended the University of Saskatchewan between 2009 and 2012 and studied flute in the Bachelor of Music Program. In 2012, she transferred to the College of Law and completed a Juris Doctor in 2015. 

Tricia McEwan who has worked in the field of education for over 26 years as teacher, administrator and superintendent of curriculum for Pre-K-12.

Maribeth Gauthier who is an elementary school Band and Arts Education teacher with the Saskatoon Public School Division, currently working at Ecole River Heights School.

Michelle Wall who has served for the past two years on the SBA Board of Directors. While a teacher by profession, Michelle brings the Band Parent perspective to the SBA Board with 3 children who have all participated in band at the elementary and high school level.

SBA Members can log in & head over to our Members Resource page so you can learn a little bit more about these fantastic individuals.  Member Resources



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