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Download a copy of the latest “The Music Stand” Journal by clicking on the above cover picture.

The Music Stand Journal Archives

Below are the most recent electronic editions of The Music Stand.  When time permits, we will scan and add copies of older hard copy editions.

March 2017
May 2017
August 2017
October 2017
December 2017
March 2018
May 2018
August 2018
December 2018
March 2019
July 2019
September 2019
December 2019
March 2020
May 2020
July 2020
Sept 2020
Dec 2020
March 2021
May 2021
July 2021
Sept 2021

BANSW Contact Form

“The Music Stand” is our free bi-monthly journal distributed electronically to all registered bands.


The BANSW can mail a hard copy to individual subscribers or non-registered bands for a subscription fee of $25 per year. We encourage all bands to submit their news on events and activities. Articles can be accepted from any interested party as long as it’s relevant to the NSW band community. If you wish to receive an electronic copy of The Music Stand, please email the Secretary or fill in the online form. You can also obtain a hi-resolution copy of the journal by clicking on the cover image.


Submission Deadline Dates for 2021 are:

1st March, 1st May, 1st July, 1st September and 1st December.


Please send your submission and any accompanying photos to our Editor by the due dates email “The Music Stand” Editor.

A hard copy of the journal will continue to be posted to existing subscribers unless informed otherwise. All bands should ensure that they have the correct email address recorded on our database. Please check your band listing in the Concert Bands/Brass Bands links on the website and advise the Association Secretary your record requires an update. Bands that would like only an electronic copy should contact the Editor. We encourage all band secretaries to forward the Music Stand to their members.

For new subscribers that would like a hard copy of The Music Stand, please advise the Association Secretary and remit your subscription fee via cheque (PO Box 550, Jannali, NSW 2226) or EFT (we will provide bank details upon request).


If you are a business interested in advertising in The Music Stand, please get in touch with the Editor with your details.


Rates for advertising are as follows:

– Full Page 186mm deep x 130mm wide

– Half Page 90mm deep x 130mm wide

– Third Page 60mm deep x 130mm wide

– Quarter Page 45mm deep x 130mm wide

Full page casual: $200 Full page six consecutive issues: $1,000

Half-page casual: $100 Half page six consecutive issues: $500

Third page casual: $50 Third page six consecutive issues: $250

Quarter page casual: $40 Quarter page six consecutive issues: $200

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