ASBOA’s purpose is to:
1. Stimulate interest in instrumental music.
2. Promote leisure time interest which may be continued beyond school years.
3. Encourage good fellowship and sportsmanship between member bands and orchestras through the promotion of tournament activities.
4. Bring before education authorities the work of the association in order that the value of instrumental music study and training be clearly recognized.
5. Develop a desire for good music.