Community Brass Band Weekend 2018

We're pleased to announce that our upcoming Community Brass Band Weekend will be hosted by 'Orillia Silver Band' in Orillia, Ontario April 27-29, 2018!  Click below for more informatmion.

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.

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.


Call for Compositions…

Call for Compositions…

We are pleased and excited about this years Composition Competition.  This is a project lead by our National Association (National Head Office) of the CBA, and one that has garnered much success in the past.  So if you have some experience dabbling in composition,...

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A Canadian Musical Legend …

A Canadian Musical Legend …

Canadian music has lost a true musical legend on March 30th, 2016 whose loss will be felt by many musicians, composers, ensembles, across the nation.  From a community band perspective, the name Howard Cable rings loud and clear having had contributed a large library...

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Please visit our sponsors 

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!