Now that you have accessed the ISB/Vance Online Research Library, let’s discuss the second section – the Convention Programs section.

Convention Program ListIn the Convention Programs section, you can explore over 30 years of Convention Programs. Interestingly if you start at the earliest program available in 1984, the conventions were on even years until 1990 then takes three years off until 1993 and continues the odd year pattern we have come to be familiar with.

The Programs are set up in a similar way to the Magazines were. You can select standard or full screen view, download or print and toggle to certain pages.

Each of the specific year Programs offers the full program including letters from the current ISB president, sponsors, biographies and schedule.

Looking back at 16 Conventions allows us to not only embrace our bass history and rediscover bass legends.

Lisa Brown
Lisa Brown

Lisa is our Facebook curator and Volunteer coordinator for ISB 2017.
When not teaching orchestra to 150 fourth through eighth grade students, Lisa has a private studio of violin, viola, cello and bassists first grade through high school. Lisa also is a coach for the Vail Youth Symphony in Vail, AZ.
Lisa also is a runner and completes a 5K a month. Her goal is to complete in various length runs from 10K, half marathon, and a marathon.
Lisa and her husband, Daniel, form the group TuBass a tuba and bass duo. TuBass commissions new pieces written for tuba and bass or arrange duets for the group. They were featured in the ISB Calendar in 2014.