Music festivals – individual instrumental and vocal items application form 2024

Applications will close on Friday 10 May 2024.

Successful applicants will be allocated to one concert and need to be available for a sound check and staging rehearsal on the day of the concert.

2024 performance opportunities

These opportunities are open to all public school students (Years K to 12) and can include music ensembles of all sizes, large or small (including soloists) and may be instrumental or vocal. All items should avoid pre-recorded musical components such as the use of backing tracks.

Festival of Instrumental Music 2024 concert dates at the Sydney Opera House 

  • Acacia concert: Monday 24 June 2024, 7 pm 
  • Banksia concert: Tuesday 25 June 2024, 7 pm 
  • Jacaranda concert: Wednesday 26 June 2024, 7 pm
  • Mimosa concert: Thursday 27 June 2024, 7 pm

Festival of Choral Music - 2024 concert dates at the Sydney Opera House

  • Argyle concert: Monday 12 August 2024, 6:30 pm
  • Australis concert: Tuesday 13 August 2024, 6:30 pm 
  • Barangaroo concert: Wednesday 14 August 2024, 6:30 pm
  • Bennelong concert: Thursday 15 August 2024, 6:30 pm
  • Endeavour concert: Friday 16 August 2024, 6:30 pm​​​​​​

    Primary Proms 2024 at the Sydney Town Hall

    • Brindabella concert: Monday 23 September 2024, 7:00 pm
    • Coorong concert: Tuesday 24 September 2024, 7:00 pm 
    • Daintree concert: Wednesday 25 September 2024, 7:00 pm 
    • Endeavour concert: Thursday 26 September 2024, 7:00 pm

    Contact details

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    Please note that all 2024 events will commence under the guidelines from NSW Health and the Department of Education. 


    Application details

    Please use if application is not for a single school group.

    Contact teacher details

    Teacher name
    Please enter a valid mobile number in the following format: 04xx xxx xxx

    Principal details

    Item entry details

    Item type

    Audition details

    Please ensure that your audition piece does not exceed 5 minutes in duration.
    Audition piece 1
    Do you have more audition video pieces to submit as part of your application?
    Audition piece 2 (optional)
    Audition piece 3 (optional)

    Performance details

    Please select all concerts for which you are available. If successful you will be allocated one performance date only. The item soundcheck/rehearsal will take place on the day of the performance.
    Festival of Instrumental Music at the Sydney Opera House
    Festival of Choral Music at the Sydney Opera House
    Primary Proms at the Sydney Town Hall

    Principal endorsement

    I acknowledge that I have received permission from the school principal to submit this application. I understand that, should this application be successful, written approval for involvement will be requested from the school principal.