MBDA Southwest Region (SWMBDA)
- 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.
SWMBDA Regional Honor Band 2019
Saturday, January 19
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:
Amy Labat, Edgerton Public Schools
Collin Stephenson, Redwood Area Middle School
Vacant position. If interested in serving on the regional board, please contact one of the region board members.
Meghan Carmody, Hendricks Public Schools
Michael Helgeson, Murray County Central
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.
Southwest Minnesota State University (Marshall)
University of Minnesota - Morris
Willmar Community College
Worthington Community College
B O L D, Olivia
Benson Christian School
Cedar Mountain, Morgan
Central Minnesota Christian, Prinsburg
E.C.H.O. Charter School
ENW Learning Center, Morton
Holy Redeemer, Marshall
Jackson County Central
Lac qui Parle Valley, Madison
Lincoln H I, Ivanhoe
MACCRAY, Clara City
Morris Area School Mountain Lake
Murray County Central, Slayton
Red Rock Central, Lamberton
Redwood Valley, Redwood Falls
Renville County West
Sioux Valley Lutheran,Lakefield
Yellow Medicine East