Positively
life-changing
experiences
through
music for all

Music for All is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit educational organization

BANDS OF AMERICA CHAMPIONSHIPS

Regional, Super Regional, and Grand National Championships for marching bands

Music for All’s Bands of America (BOA) marching band championships are America’s premier events for high school marching bands. Bands of America Championships offer positively life-changing experiences for the students, teachers, and parents of the bands who participate, as well as fans and spectators.

MUSIC FOR ALL SUMMER SYMPOSIUM

Presented by Yamaha
June 25-July 2, 2022 | Ball State University | Muncie, IN

Summer camp for high students. Professional development for band directors. Leadership Weekend June 25-27 • Symposium June 27-July 2.

Only at the 2022 Music for All Summer Symposium, presented by Yamaha, will you experience the most-intensive, non-stop, make-you-better approach to marching band musicianship, marching performance excellence, and student leadership development.

MUSIC FOR ALL NATIONAL FESTIVAL

Presented by Yamaha
Friday, March 31-Sunday, April 2, 2023 | Indianapolis, IN

Bands, Orchestras, Percussion Ensembles, Chamber Ensembles
The 2023 Music for All National Festival includes the National Concert Band Festival, Orchestra America National Festival, the Sandy Feldstein National Percussion Festival, the Chamber Music National Festival. The Festival also features national honor ensembles for outstanding high school musicians: Honor Band of America, Honor Orchestra of America, and Jazz Band of America.

Advocacy in Action

Presented by Yamaha
Advocacy in Action is a signature awards program of Music for All designed to collect, recognize, and share effective practices and initiatives that support music education in our schools. By celebrating these programs, we can inspire others to lead by example and take action in their own programs and communities.

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Outreach

Music for All’s mission is to create, provide, and expand positively life-changing experiences through music for all. Learn more about our outreach programs and collaborations.

Clinicians

At the heart of Music for All’s programs are the clinicians, adjudicators, evaluators, hosts, and faculty who provide instruction and feedback to ensembles, teachers, and students. Learn more about our family of clinicians.

Webinars & Podcasts

Mind the Gap, Teaching Social Emotional Learning Through Music, With a Little Help from My Friends – Music for All’s Webinars and Podcasts for teachers and future music educators feature hosts and guests with diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

ORCHESTRA

Learn more about Music for All’s programs for orchestras, string students, and orchestra teachers.

CHOIR

Access our A-Choir-ing Success resources and more.

Music for All Facts

600,000

Students, parents, teachers, and spectators participate each year in Music for All programs and events.

1.3 million

Alumni of Music for All and Bands of America programs since 1976.

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Students involved in music score an average of 102 points higher on the SAT than students not involved in music.

Attendance

Schools with music programs have significantly higher graduation and attendance rates than those without music programs.