About Us

Our Organization is named
The East Tennessee School Band and Orchestra Association (E.T.S.B.O.A.)


  1. Promote the advancement of instrumental music education in the schools of Eastern Tennessee.
  2. Encourage music activities among the schools of Eastern Tennessee through festivals, clinics, and other related events.
  3. Promote professional growth among it’s members.
  4. Provide mutual assistance to its members.

The Association shall be the instrumental music section of the East Tennessee Education Association (E.T.E.A.). It shall be affiliated with the Tennessee Music Educators Association (T.M.E.A.) and with the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) and through those bodies with the Tennessee Education Association (T.E.A.) and the National Education Association (N.E.A.). Members of this Association must also be members of the Music Educators National Conference and the Tennessee Music Educators Association.

Dues are $15 for active members and $25 for associate members.