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Bandfest Newcastle

Region: Regional North | Newcastle / Lake Macquarie
Kindergarten to Year 12
Local arts program Public schools Music

Bandfest Newcastle celebrates the performance development of primary and secondary public school bands and is for the enjoyment and enrichment of all school ages.

Bandfest provides an opportunity for school bands to display their progress over the year, observe other bands and receive constructive feedback from recognised musical experts. It provides a learning experience for band members through listening and performance, in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

2023 dates

Monday 16 to Friday 20 October (Term 4 Week 2)

How to apply

Entries will open in Term 3 and will require the submission of an online entry form.

  • Please complete a separate entry form for each ensemble.
  • Ensure you read the entry pack prior to completing the entry form.

Additional resources

Bandfest 2022 collage



Alison Gill


Warners Bay Theatre
Lake Street
Warners Bay NSW 2282

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