- 29th May - Viva Italia
- 2016/2017 Composition Competition
- 19th June - Swing & Brass
Sunday 29th May
New Farm Park - New Farm
Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm
It's Italian Week in Brisbnae with music that celebrates Italy, traditional folk tunes to sweeping operatic arias featuring Amadeus Orchestra, Brisbane Municipal Concert Band, Sempre Voce and South Brisbane Federal Band.
The South Brisbane Federal Band is excited to annouce the 2016/2017 Composition Competition. This is our 5th year and we are determined to encourage more composers from around Australia and from around the world to get involved in this wonderful event.
This year we are provide a longer build up with the opportunity to have a review/feedback date to help provide more encouragement and feedback to composers involved. The entrants are encouraged to create an original entertaining work, march or sacred item/hymn or test piece (B-C Grade) for brass band. The compositions will be judged by Mr Bill Broughton and shortlisted entries will be performed at the Gala Concert in June/July 2016/2017 where the winners will be announced.
There are substantial prizes on offer by the band with first prize being $500.
Swing and Brass
Sunday 19th June
Downey Park, Windsor
Time: 1:00 - 3:00pm