Phi Beta Mu
Phi Beta Mu, International Bandmasters' Fraternity (ΦΒΜ), is an honorary fraternity for band directors. The fraternity was designed to honor outstanding band directors at the state level, with only one potential chapter per state. There are currently 35 active chapters in the United States and Canada.
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These awards that are given to outstanding bands and band directors every year for appreciation of their hard work.
- Earl D. Irons Program of Distinction, the most notable award given to the highly advanced bands
The 2016 receivers of this award are the Penn High School Band from Mishawaka, Indiana directed by Glenn Northern and the Westlake High School Band from Austin, Texas directed by Kerry Taylor. The 2017 recipient of this prestigious award was the Plano East Senior High School Band, from Plano, Texas, under the direction of Director of Bands, Mr. Evelio Villarreal, and Associate Directors Mr. John Brennan and Mr. Lee Redfearn III.
- Outstanding Bandmasters, awarded to outstanding band directors of militaries, universities, and high schools
- Outstanding Contributor, awarded to outstanding assistant band directors
- "History". Phi Beta Mu. November 8, 2011. Retrieved September 25, 2014.
- "Phi Beta Mu Chapters". Phi Beta Mu. Retrieved September 25, 2014.
- "Phi Beta Mu - Alpha Chapter". www.pbmalpha.org. Retrieved 2019-03-02.