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Master Class Series 2021

  Master Class Series 2021   We invite you to join our Master Class Series 2021. Using funding from Create NSW, the Band Association of NSW in collaboration with Skunkworks Productions is providing this free series of online master classes presented by leading International and Local professional musicians. For more information about the Master Class […]

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Pipe Bands NSW Affiliation

Pipe Bands NSW Affiliation   Press Release: Brass and Concert Bands join forces with Pipe Bands in NSW.   Australian Brass Bands and Pipe Bands both competed at several Grand National Eisteddfods in Ballarat in the very early part of the last century.   Therefore, there is a certain sense of history that after more […]

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NSW State Solo & Party Champs

2021 NSW State Solo & Party Champs   The 2021 NSW State Solo and Party Championships were to be on the 26 – 27 June 2021 but were POSTPONED (due to COVID-19 in Sydney). The Solos component of the Championships has now moved Online and the Winners will be announced on 17 October via Facebook and […]

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NSW State Band Champs

2021 NSW State Band Championships   The BANSW plans to hold the 2021 NSW State Band Championships on the weekend of 19 – 20  March 2022. This is a rescheduled date due to the COVID-19 lock-down in Sydney over July/August 2021. The Venue is the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre in Penrith. All entry forms, […]

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Australian National Online Festival of Bands

ANOFOB The Band Association of NSW is delighted to announce that the Australian National Online Festival of Bands (ANOFOB) will be an Annual Event in the November of each year.   The ANOFOB will be open to all bands across Australia and features sections for regional and country bands and a focus on Australian band […]

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Registered Charity

You can now donate to the BANSW as we are a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Non-for-Profit Commission. You can find out more about how and why to donate and our cultural fund projects on our Donate to BANSW page. Thanks, BANSW […]

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Join a NSW Community Band

Join a community band in your local area in towns and cities across NSW. Play music and be part of a team. Music for life, Never too Young, Never too Old. If you are interested in joining a brass band in NSW, head to Brass Bands in NSW. If you are interested in joining a […]

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125th Anniversary of the BANSW

On November 24, 2020, the Band Association of NSW will celebrate its 125th Anniversary, having been inaugurated in a meeting in Sydney on November 24, 1895, chaired by Mr W.G.Cook, secretary of the Redfern Borough Band. We were delighted to receive this letter from the NSW Minster of the Arts,The Hon. Don Harwin MLC, marking […]

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