Outstanding Bandmaster Award

We congratulate Dr. Thomas V. Fraschillo, the recipient of the 2022 Outstanding Bandmaster Award.

Thomas V. Fraschillo
Dr. Thomas V. Fraschillo
Members in the News

Members in the News

A new section featuring just a few of the most recent accomplishments of our talented Phi Beta Mu members!

Educational Outreach

Educational Outreach

The International Board created the project at the Midwest Band & Orchestra Clinic and this is the tenth series of articles. We  would like to offer a new category for you to explore − PODCASTS! 

Carol Brittin Chambers

2022 Commission Project

Carol Brittin Chambers

Composer, owner of Aspenwood Music

The Executive Board of Phi Beta Mu is dedicated to promoting quality music for the wind band by commissioning new literature that contributes to the existing band repertoire for all grade levels as we work to build better bands.  We are pleased to announce that we have commissioned Carol Brittin Chambers as the composer of a new work for wind band. This new composition will be a Grade 3-3.5, and the projected completion date is end of summer 2022.

(l-r) Trisha Burrell (Texas), Keith Kelly (Ireland), Keith Bearden & June Bearden (Texas), André Oliveira (Brazil)

Two sets of donated uniforms from great Texas Tech Alumni, Abby Crawford and Sara Steele Hill, were sent to Ireland (Keith Kelly) and Brazil (André Oliveira) from San Antonio! Thanks to Keith Bearden, June Bearden and Trisha Burrell for helping in this worthwhile project and to the Phi Beta Mu International Assistance Fund for helping with transit expenses!

Phi Beta Mu Reaches Out to International Band Scene

The Phi Beta Mu Board of Directors has created an International Assistance Fund (IAF) to provide assistance to school/community bands in foreign countries. Funding is to be used for supplies or classroom equipment purchased locally in the foreign country or, for assistance in the transport, shipping, or mailing of items. Awards will not exceed $500 to any one school or program.

Applications from Phi Beta Mu members will be received at anytime during the year. Inquiries and submissions are to be directed to the Executive Secretary David Lambert. Requests will be approved or declined within seven working days.

Please use your member login and go the Forms & Documents page to access more information regarding the application process.

PBM Elections 2022

Thank you for everything you do for our profession and fraternity. Please consider sharing your time and talents with Phi Beta Mu International. We welcome your input and encourage you to participate in the upcoming Phi Beta Mu International election. 

Chapter Special Projects

It is exciting to see the themes of mentorship, collaboration and leadership demonstrated by the actions of Phi Beta Mu members and chapters. The ideals of our fraternity are reflected in the special projects that local chapters focus their time and energy on each year.

Discover the common threads of service to our profession that bind our chapters and fraternity together.

Chapter Profiles

We want to know more about you!

Public relations chair Martin Carey-Becker is soliciting information in order to expand our awareness of each of our 35 chapters. Even though we have much in common, each of our Phi Beta Mu chapters is unique. By sharing this information we become more connected as a fraternity and the bonds of life, love and music are strengthened.

For more information about this project contact Martin Carey-Becker at <http://www.privatedaddy.com/?q=LmUtSEJQdXB6RBsJfGw-2FSmpzFGtxb21RL2heWH1idG44VA-3D-3D_360>

View the profiles from 27 of our 35 chapters. Help us complete our roster by submitting your chapter profile today.