Community Band Weekend SUMMER EDITION 2019

We're pleased to announce a very special SUMMER EDITION of Community Band Weekend. It will be hosted by the Barrie Concert Band in commemoration of the 150th! JUNE 14-16 2019! Click below for more updates!

RIP Michael Purvis-Smith

The passing of Michael Purvis-Smith is one in which the loss is deeply felt within the wind band community, and academia.  Michael was a colleague and former board of director of the Canadian Band Association in Ontario. On behalf of the CBA-Ontario, we would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the entire family.

TYWO Celebrates 25 Years!

On December 22, 2016, music director Colin Clarke was featured on TVO program "The Agenda" with host Steve Paikin to discuss the Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra in celebration of  its 25th season.

A Musical Legend

Welcome to the CBA-Ontario


The CBA-Ontario offers several award opportunities for successful, hard working, and dedicated members of our wind band community.  Read more about the many awards programs we offer, and consider submitting a nomination.


CBA-Ontario offers free concert promotion to our members and member bands.  Prepare all of your concert information, ticket details, a poster, and submit using this link.


Hosting a CBW is a great way to offer the optimal community experience to all of your musicians and audience.  Consider having your band or ensemble host a Community Band Weekend today.


Brassroots 2018 Competition for high school brass students

Brassroots is holding a competition for High School Brass Players on November 24 in London ON. Applicants must be students in south west Ontario. The competition is subdivided into: Level 1 - High School Grades 11 and 12 - First Prize: $1000 - Second Prize: $500 -...

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Our sponsors offer many exceptional musical products, general services, and performance opportunities for community music members and ensembles of the CBA-Ontario.  Please be sure to visit a location nearest you!