OBA Positions


The Ontario Band Association has a vacancy on the Board of Directors in the position of Director in charge of the Beginning Band Symposium. The Beginning Band Symposium (BBS) is an annual event every fall, providing professional development to teachers who work with students in the first two years of instrumental music education. Next year’s event will be held at York University, and will feature Jacquie Dawson as the clinician.

This is an interim position until November 2019, and candidates will have the opportunity to run for a full two-year term at the elections during the Annual General Meeting in November. The Interim Director will have the full support of the Board, including the past director of the BBS, during this transition phase.

If you are interested in joining the OBA Board of Directors as the new Director of the Beginning Band Symposium, please forward a letter of interest and resume to Lisa Barth: president@onband.ca before February 8th, 2019. Interviews of selected candidates may occur. The Board will appoint the new Interim Director on Sunday, February 10th.

The job description of the Director of the Beginning Band Symposium, as outlined in the OBA Bylaws, is as follows: