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Mission Statement in Description and Positions

We provide exceptional service to collegiate bands and promote equality and diversity, including empowering women in the band profession. We cultivate leadership, educational achievement, music appreciation and community development.

Tau Beta Sigma, National Honorary
Sorority for members of the college band, is an organization operating exclusively in the field of the college and university bands, for the following purposes:

1. To promote the existence and welfare of the collegiate bands and to create a respect and appreciation for band activities and achievements among the listening public everywhere.

2. To honor outstanding members of the band through privilege of membership, in the sisterhood, extended in recognition of musical achievement, demonstrated leadership, and an enthusiastic approach to band activities.

3. To develop leadership through active participation with the band, and through it, to strengthen those traits of conduct, thought, and idealism which characterize
the responsible membership of the band.

4. To encourage a close relationship between collegiate bands and promote a high average of attainment by the performance of good music and selection of
worthwhile projects.

5. To provide a meaningful and worthwhile social experience for all engaged in collegiate band work, and to cooperate with other musical organizations and societies in every manner consistent with our
mutual purposes and those of the institution at which chapters are located.

1. To create the pre-eminent organization to promote band music as an integral part of the American cultural experience; and, to promote enrichment of th