26 September to 30 September 2021

The Band Association of NSW in collaboration with Skunkworks Productions invite you to join the Master Class Series 2021.

This free program is provided by funding from Create NSW and sponsors Windcraft Repairs, Fine Music, Yamaha, Geneva Group and Hal Leonard Australia.

This free series of Master Classes is open to musicians (brass, woodwind & percussion) of all ages and abilities.

We highly recommend HSC music students who are preparing for their final exams to participate. This is an invaluable opportunity to learn and get advice from some of the best musicians in Australia and from overseas.


International Artists:

Sheona White, UK, Besson Artist Tenor Horn, Harmon Vanhoorne, Belgium, Besson Artist Cornet,

Tom Hutchinson, UK, Besson Artist Cornet, Glenn Van Looy, Belgium, Geneva Artist Euphonium &

Josh Rogan, NZ, Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra Trumpet.


Australian Artists:

Steve Rosse, Sydney Symphony Orchestra Tuba, Emma Sholl, Sydney Symphony Orchestra Flute,

Shefali Pryor, Sydney Symphony Orchestra Oboe, Francesco Celata, Sydney Symphony Orchestra Clarinet,

Michael Duke, Sydney Conservatorium of Music Saxophone,  plus many, many more…


Band Administration:

There are also several master classes for band administrators, musical directors and conductors from leading industry experts including:

  • Child Safety Policies
  • A Grant Writing Forum
  • A Community Band Forum
  • A Musical Directors Forum
  • Music Selection and Licensing
  • Instrument Maintenance Workshop


Master Class Format

Due to COVID-19 restrictions the classes will be conducted over Zoom.

A Zoom invitation will be sent to you for all the classes for which you nominate.The classes will include:

  • demonstrations of various advanced techniques by our tutors;
  • assessment of and advice on your own playing;
  • questions and answers.

For full details about the Master Class Series 2021 including the Timetable and Registrations head to the Skunkworks Website.


The Master Class Series 2021 is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW

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