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Local Arts Programs

Celebrating excellence in creative and performing arts education in our public schools

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Bandfest Newcastle

Bandfest Newcastle celebrates the performance development of primary and secondary 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.

For more information go to the website:   http://www.bandfest.org.au/

2020 dates:

19 - 23 October 2020 (Week 2 Term 4)

Applications open - Mid Term 3 2020


Lake Macquarie Performing Arts Centre

Lake Street, Warners Bay NSW 2282


Elizabeth Allanson - Coordinator
Email:  elizabeth.allanson@det.nsw.edu.au

Heather Williams - Arts Coordination Officer
Email: heather.l.williams@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 4963 7598