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2018 Festival Dates

Primary School Events

Sunday 4th August
Venue: The Clancy Auditorium, UNSW

Wilbur Sampson Event
Robert McAnally Event
Joe Cook Primary Event
William Lovelock Event
Alex Lithgow Primary School Premier Event

Sunday 11th August, Sunday 18th August and Sunday 25th August
Venue: The Concourse – Chatswood (August 25th TBA)

Concert Band Events
Wilbur Sampson Event
Robert McAnally Event
Joe Cook Primary Event
William Lovelock Event

Big Band Events
Graeme Band Event – Novice
Ed Wilson Event – Open

Sunday 8th Sept
Venue: The Clancy Auditorium, UNSW

Concert Band Events
Wilbur Sampson Event
Robert McAnally Event
Joe Cook Primary Event
William Lovelock Event 

String and Orchestral Events
Nigel Butterly Event
Dulcie Holland Event
Brett Dean Premier Event
Elena Kats-Chernin Orchestra Event

Preference will be given to schools entering both concert band and string/orchestra ensembles.

Sunday 15th Sept
Venue: The Clancy Auditorium, UNSW

Concert Band Events
Wilbur Sampson Event
Robert McAnally Event
Joe Cook Primary Event
William Lovelock Event

Big Band Events
Graeme Bell Event – Novice
Ed Wilson Event – Open

Secondary School Events

Friday 26th (depending on entries), Saturday 27th: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Concert Band Events

  • The Jodie Blackshaw Event
  • The Percy Grainger Premier Event

Sunday 28th July: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Concert Band Events

  • The Jodie Blackshaw Event
  • The David Stanhope Event
  • The Graham Lloyd Event
  • The Raymond Hanson Event
  • The George Dreyfus Event

Big Band Events

  • The Judy Bailey Event 
  • The Don Burrows Event
  • The John Morrison Event – Novice

Sunday 8th Sept: The University of NSW

Please note: There are limited spaces for concert bands on this day. Preference will be given to schools entering both a concert band and string ensemble/orchestra.

Concert Band Events

  • The David Stanhope Event
  • The Graham Lloyd Event
  • The Raymond Hanson Event
  • The George Dreyfus Event

String and Orchestra Events

  • Donald Hazelwood Event
  • Loreta Fin Secondary Event
  • Ernest Llewellyn Premier Event
  • Richard Gill Premier Orchestra Event