The mission of the Asheville High School Band Association is…….. -to provide a foundation for the growth of the band program. -to support music education in public schools. -to support the growth and development of students in the band program. -to provide tools to promote growth and development of students in the band program. -to provide an environment that encourages and promotes lifelong success. -to provide a framework/foundation to support lifelong learning skills -to support a framework for lifelong learning and exemplary musicianship. -to support the goals and aspirations of the students -providing equal opportunities for students regardless of their resources and/or background -to cooperatively support the effort of the band directors and staff -to provide all possible moral and financial services to all ensembles -to foster an appreciation in the community to the educational value of strong band programs -to work to build and maintain an organization of parents which will help to promote the general activities of the band.