Our Mission


It is the SVSBA’s mission to support symphonic band music education and performance in the greater Sacramento area.  In particular, the SVSBA supports community bands and other affiliated musical ensembles, providing an opportunity for musicians to continue their musical education and experiences.


The SVSBA encourages all member bands and individuals to join the Association of Concert Bands. Read more at www.acbands.org for a listing of ACB benefits.

  • Sponsors an annual symphonic band festival in Carmichael.

  • Provides money to support community concert needs.

  • Provides scholarships for private lessons to needy students.

  • Sponsors an annual youth solo artist scholarship.

Carmichael Park Community Band Festival

Due to the current covid19 pandemic, the 2021 festival has been canceled. 

We are accepting applications for the 2022 Festival!


Click here to view and download the 2022 application.

Winds of Faith - 2021 Summer Reading Sessions

Winds of Faith are inviting SVSBA musicians to their sight reading sessions this summer.  Should be fun.


For details, click here.

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Last updated August, 2020