International Concert Band Convention

Information – Education – Exchange of Ideas:

Everything around Concert Band Music!



For musicians, conductors, band directors, association officials,

instrument-makers and sellers, accessory-makers and sellers,

publishers, institutions and all those interested in wind music.


Convention Programme

  • workshops for conductors with or without band
  • instrument workshops for musicians, led by renowned instrumentalists
  • reading sessions: Get to know new wind-band scores pro-actively with the composers
  • short presentations followed by Q + A sessions on wind-music topics
  • workshops for clubs and federations on marketing, management and organisation
  • open forums
  • exhibition of instruments, sheet music and accessories
  • concerts by renowned wind bands
  • ensemble concerts


Aims of the Convention

  • advanced training for conductors, musicians, association officials
  • get-together to promote personal exchange of ideas among conductors, musicians,



Innovative Blasmusik Konzepte (IBK) gGmbH (still awaiting confirmation)

Miriam Tressel and Alexandra Link

Convention secretary : Christine Wagner