Reminders:

  • MBDA Memberships
    • Memberships run from July 1-June 30 each year. Remember to renew your membership close to July 1 so you have access to MBDA benefits all year long! Check your "membership history" here: http://www.mbda.org/my-memberships.
    • You can now pay for your membership online with a credit card.
    • State Honor Band Audition are now available for all current members. Be sure to look for a link on the left hand side of your page when you log in to your account. 

 

New to the Region?

Are you new to your school, or do you know of a new director in the area? There are also opportunities for new directors to participate in the MBDA mentorship program. 

Contact Mike Helgeson to get on our region email list to receive information about Honor Bands and other happenings in the SW Region.

mike_helgeson@mcc.mntm.org

 

SWMBDA Regional Honor Band 2018

Saturday, January 20

Marshall Middle and High Schools

Look for more information coming soon to your email!

Honor Band Chairs:

Collin Stephenson - Redwood Valley (6-8 Honor Band)

Kurt Jahnke - Mountain Lake (9-10 Honor Band)

Paul Berggren - Redwood Valley (11-12 Honor Band)

 

SWMBDA First and Second Year Band Festival

Date: TBA (Spring 2018)

Honor Band Co-Chairs:

Richard Owen - Luverne

James Jarvie - Ellsworth  

 

 Southwest Region Board of Directors:

President:

Amy Labat, Edgerton Public Schools

President-Elect:

Collin Stephenson, Redwood Area Middle School

Secretary: 

Vacant position. If interested in serving on the regional board, please contact one of the region board members.

Treasurer:

Meghan Carmody, Hendricks Public Schools

Membership Chair:

Michael Helgeson, Murray County Central

 

Schools: 
For logistical purposes, this roster contains high school, college, and university institutions. The regional assignment for elementary and middle schools is currently identified by the name of the HIGH SCHOOL that serves your student population.

Colleges/Universities

Southwest Minnesota State University (Marshall)


University of Minnesota - Morris


Willmar Community College


Worthington Community College

Schools

Adrian


B O L D, Olivia


Benson


Benson Christian School


Butterfield-Odin


Canby


Cedar Mountain, Morgan


Central Minnesota Christian,Prinsburg


Chokio-Alberta 
Christian,

Edgerton


Dawson-Boyd


E.C.H.O. Charter School


Edgerton


Ellsworth


ENW Learning Center, Morton


Fulda


Hancock


Heron Lake-Okabena

Hills-Beaver Creek


Holy Redeemer, Marshall


Jackson County Central


Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg


Lac qui Parle Valley, Madison


Lake Benton


Lakeview, Cottonwood


Lincoln H I, Ivanhoe


Luverne

MACCRAY, Clara City


Marshall


Minneota


Montevideo 


Morris Area School
Mountain Lake


Murray County Central, Slayton


Ortonville


Pipestone Area


Red Rock Central, Lamberton


Redwood Valley, Redwood Falls


Renville County West


Russell-Tyler-Ruthton


Sioux Valley Lutheran,Lakefield


Sioux Valley-

Round Lake-Brewster


Springfield


Tracy-Milroy-Balaton


Wabasso


Westbrook-Walnut Grove


Willmar


Windom Area


Worthington


Yellow Medicine East