State Wind Bands
An opportunity to perform under the direction of professional conductors performing repertoire chosen to challenge and extend students' musical skills. The bands rehearse and perform at the Festival of Instrumental Music (FoIM).
Applications open in Term 2 2022.
- Senior State Wind Band – 27 August to 30 August (Term 3 Week 7)
- Junior State Wind Band – 29 August to 1 September (Term 3 Week 7)
These bands also rehearse and perform at the Festival of Instrumental Music at the Sydney Opera House, 29 August to 1 September 2022.
Students will experience an intensive rehearsal schedule working with professional conductors and tutors in ensemble and small sectional sessions to prepare for the performance. Music will be chosen to challenge the students technique and musical experience. Music will be sent to students prior to the rehearsals.
Students will organise their own travel to and from rehearsals and performances.
Students will be supervised by Department of Education teachers during rehearsals and performances.
Related digital resources
reIMAGINED: Romeo & Juliet
Music and dance students from all around NSW come together for an innovative composition journey with London Symphony Orchestra animateur Paul Rissman. This documentary, aired on ABC TV, follows their process and journey to recreate and perform Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet in just one week!