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HBCUADD partners with  National Band & Orchestra Directors Consortium 

We are excited to announce the dates of our 2024 National Conference! Join us in Atlanta, GA April 3rd - April 7th for the only conference of its kind. We are now hosting a 4-day conference which invites HBCU coaches, directors, supporters and performers on the HBCU, High and Middle School, and Community Team levels to gather to engage, network and learn from one another on every aspect of the HBCU performance genre.  We are also adding the collegiate All-Star component to the conference where we will host performers of your choosing to represent their Universities in a performance created by a special guest choreographer! Stay tuned for more details on the All-Star event!


Our conference will feature: 


  • Awards and Scholarship Banquet

  • Networking events

  • Workshops, Clinics, and Professional Development for all

  • levels.

  • Performances by Professional, All-Star, and Community

  • stakeholders.

  • Leadership Training for officers of HBCU, High School and

  • Community Teams.

  • Vendor exhibition hall


We are grateful to continue our partnership with the HBCU National Band and Orchestra Directors’ Consortium ( as we work together to present a unified experience for HBCU band, orchestra and auxiliary directors. It has long been our mission to work together as it only amplifies the obvious benefits of gathering together for these activities. 


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2023 HBCUADD Inaugural Conference

On March 30- April 1 the HBCU Auxiliary & Dance Directors Association will hold their national conference at the Georgia International Convention Center. The conference will welcome dancers and coaches from all over the country! In conjunction with the HBCU National Band and Orchestra Directors’ Consortium, the coaches and dancers of these highly sought after teams will come to Atlanta for three days of movement workshops, panel discussions and networking. Dancers, coaches and enthusiasts alike are invited to register at to attend 1, 2, or all 3 days of the convention. Featured guests include Danielle Stamper of Texas Southern University, Falcons Choreographer Jakene Ashford, Creative Director Kiki Ely, Jeneer Kidd of the Atlanta Dancing Dolls, and Veteran coaches Shawn Zachary of PVAMU, Brigette Williams of Alabama State, and Rae Ransom of Morehouse College. HBCU Dance lines, often called majorette dance teams, have taken the country by storm with new teams popping up everywhere. The HBCUADD aims to provide a platform for the training, education, mentoring and scholastic support of HBCU Auxiliary and Dance coaches, instructors and enthusiasts, as well as dance and flag lines, majorettes and feature twirlers, on all levels including HBCU, high school and community. This association is open to current and former directors, aspiring directors, current and former performers, and enthusiasts on the collegiate, high school and community team levels. Their Executive Board brings together more than 30 years of expertise in HBCU Performance Teams and coaching. 



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