October: Message on Motivation from President Dwayne Sagan; International Assistance Fund [IAF]; Midwest Clinic, Dec 19-20, 2022; update on Educational Outreach; 2022 Commission Project, “Alegria”; 2022 Outstanding Bandmaster, Dr. Thomas V. Fraschillo; 2022 Outstanding Contributor, Richard Floyd; PHB Election nominations 2022; PBM calendar
June: Message from President Dwayne Sagan; PBM International Assistance Fund; update on Educational Outreach; commission for new wind band composition by Carol Brittin Chambers; installation of New York Chi Chapter; chapter news from PSI (KY) Chapter; Alpha (TX) Chapter; Midwest Clinic is December 19-22, 2022; meet the Newsletter editor, Mel Morse.
February: Message from President Dwayne Sagen; resumption of acceptance of nominations for Earl D. Irons Program of Distinction; acknowledgement of Richard Floyd as recipient of 2022 Outstanding Contributor Award; acknowledgement of Dr. Thomas V. Fraschillo as recipient of 2022 Outstanding Bandmaster Award; announcement of Carol Brittin Chambers as recipient of 2022 Commission Project funds; dates of Midwest Clinic to be Dec. 19-22, 2022 in Chicago, IL; new category in PBM Educational Outreach Project is Podcasts to Explore; Rho Chapter news; members in the news; 2021 Election Results; photos from 2021 General Assembly
October: Message from President Elva Kay Lance; Midwest is Back! Dec 15-18, 2021; update on Educational Outreach; Int’l calendar deadlines; Keith Rudolph [Gamma/Indiana] column: Gamma Chapter has info on nearly all current and past members; Chapter news: Mu Alpha [Alberta], Alpha [Texas], Nu [PA], Omricon [AR]; Awards Breakfast for Outstanding Bandmaster and Contributor; members in the news
June: Message from President Elva Kay Lance; announcement that AGM and Business Meetings will resume at Midwest Intl Band & Orch Clinic Dec 15-18, 2021; PBM’s continued involvement with Conn-Selmer Institute CONNECT June 14-17, 2021; updates to PBM Educational Outreach Project by June Beardon; “Avoiding the Midwest Clinic Blues” by John Hillsman; tribute to the late Badrae Hannah; “Some Thoughts on Moving Forward” by Travis Weller; chapter news from Rho, Alpha Gamma, Mu Alpha, Iota, Kappa.
February: Message from President Elva Kay Lance; suspension of nominations for Earl D. Irons Program of Distinction; Commission Project: Quincy Hilliard’s piece, Rejoice, Dolce, and Dance, to be published Spring 2021; Addition to Educational Outreach Project [Repertoire]; retirement letter by Gary Barton [Alpha/Texas]; notice of public PBM Facebook page; welcome to Iota Lambda [Nevada] Chapter; tribute to Glenn Spiller
October: Message from PBM President Elva Kay Lance: Making Your Own Chalk Trail; Int’l Board Mtg at Midwest, Dec-18, 2020; PBM Election 2020; suspension of Earl. D. Irons Program of Distinction; Commission Project deadline extended to Dec 2020; Virtual mtg of Arkansas Bandmasters Conference; eLearning by Dr. Scott Watson; Theta Chapter’s mentoring program; Think International! by Rolando Molina; Best teaching can happen before rehearsal starts by Gary Barton
June: Greetings from PBM President Elva Kaye Lance; Conn-Selmer Institute goes virtual; Alfred L. Watkins named Outstanding Bandmaster; John Stoner named Outstanding Contributor; Temporary Suspension of Earl D. Irons Program of Distinction; Commission Project Reminder; PBM Educational Outreach Project, “Teaching Tips”; Gamma Chapter News; Alpha Chapter News; “The Most Difficult Teaching Assignment in over 50 Years” by Richard Lambrecht.
November: Transcription of PBM Historical Audio Tapes [Tape 2, Part 2]; PBM International Election; PBM at Midwest; Earl D. Irons Program of Distinction Award Winner; Charles Emmons Award; PBM Commission Project
Breve Notes | By President Paul Worosello
Fall: Coping with Stress
Spring: Accountability and Standards
Summer: Message from Paul Worosello
Winter: Phi Beta Mu is You
Winter: Midwest 2011
Fall: Passion and Possibility
Winter: Midwest 2010
Fall: Bands are Community
Winter: Midwest 2009
Summer: Joining the 21st century
Winter: Hall of Fame Tribute
Fall: To Honourable Men
Summer: Learning from Everyone
Winter: Midwest 2006