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Experience the Only
Conference Designed for HBCU Band Directors and Students in America

Igniting the Future of Music Education at HBCUs

The HBCU NBDC Conference is the only platform specifically curated for the HBCU band director, universities, and students. A collaboration with directors, clinicians, educators, students, and thought leaders in the world of music provide a wide range of education and special event opportunities for the HBCU music communities. It’s a conference to collaborate, grow, and provide fertile ground for current as well as aspiring music educators located in HBCUs. Featuring opportunities for performance groups, clinics, professional development, and networking, as well as exclusive special events, concerts and experiences.


MARCH 27 - MARCH 31, 2019

Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway
2020 Convention Center Concourse
Atlanta, GA  30337


Benefits Of Attending

Gather with over 100 directors

Personal Development sessions geared towards the needs of the HBCU community

Free networking events

Concerts & performances

Clinics with world class musicians and educators

College Recruitment & Audition opportunities at college fair for talented musicians

Who Should Attend?

All Members of the HBCU National Band Directors’ Consortium are invited to attend The 2019 HBCU National Band Directors Consortium Conference. Our conference is attended by Directors of the 100 HBCUs in the country, talented and dedicated students in HBCU music programs, staff members, and high school directors.

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Empowering the next generation of music educators

Students from HBCU music programs across the country will get to experience playing in world class ensembles, leadership development, and see first hand the possibilities of life as a music educator.

Events + Concerts + Clinics + Workshops

Incredible Industry Events, Panels, and Workshops


Meet the Clinicians

Special Events

Thank You To Our

2019 Sponsors