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Australian National Band Champs 2023

Australian National Band Champs 2023   The Band Association of NSW is delighted to announce that we are hosting the Australian National Band Championships in Newcastle, NSW over the Easter long weekend of 7 -10 April 2023. The full details of the Australian National Band Championships are available on the Nationals website.  Also, keep an eye […]

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Young Band Person of the Year Award   The Young Band Person of the Year (YBPOTY) Award is to recognise and encourage the valuable participation and contributions of the BANSW’s younger members. Application close annually on 1 May. All information about the award is on the  YBPOTY Award page.   […]

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NSW State Band Champs

2022 NSW State Band Championships   The BANSW will hold the 2022 NSW State Band Championships on the weekend of 27 – 28  August 2022. The venue is the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre in Penrith. All entry forms, test music selections and other contest information is available at NSW State Band Championships page.   […]

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NSW Solos & Party Champs

2022 NSW Solos & Party Champs   The 2022 NSW Solos & Party Championships will be at Barker College, Hornsby, on the 25 – 26 June 2022. All information about the event is on the  NSW Solos & Party Championships page.   […]

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Join a NSW Community Band

The BANSW encourages all woodwind, brass and percussion players to join a community band in their local area, town or city across NSW. Play music and be part of a team. Music for life, Never too Young, Never too Old. To join a brass band in NSW, head to Brass Bands in NSW. To join […]

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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 the very early part of the last century.   Therefore, there is a certain sense of history that after more than 100 […]

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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 focusing on Australian band music.   Run in a proper […]

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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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