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Tau Beta Sigma

This is the Mission Statement of Tau Beta Sigma:

"Tau Beta Sigma National Honorary Band Sorority provides service to collegiate bands, encourages the advancement of women in the band profession, and promotes and enriches an appreciation of band music through recognition, leadership development and education of its members."

The five purposes are...

  1. To promote the existance and welfare of the collegiate bands and to create a respect and appreciation for band activities and achievements among the listening public everywhere.
  2. To honor outstanding members of the band through privledge of membership, in the sisterhood, extended in recognition of musical achievement, demonstrated leadership, and an enthusiastic approach to band activities.
  3. To develop leadership through active participation with the band, and through it, to strengthen those traits of conduct, thought, and idealism which characterize the responsible membership of the band.
  4. To encourage a close relationship between collegiate bands and promote a high average of attainment by the performance of good music and selection of worthwhile projects.
  5. To provide a meaningful and worthwhile social experience for all engaged in collegiate band work, and to cooperate with other musical organizations and societies in every manner consistant with our mutual purposes and those of the institution at which chapters are located.
The chapters in Tau Beta Sigma are organized into six geographic districts. They are:

The National Headquarters also has a really cool (and helpful) web page.

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