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Bandlink Newcastle

Bandlink Newcastle is a 2 day workshop for Year 5 and Year 6 students at NSW public schools providing an opportunity to play in a large ensemble under the guidance of professional conductors and musicians. Students learn specialised instrumental and ensemble skills which culminate in a concert at the end of the workshop.

In 2021, 4 ensembles will be created in 3 levels:

  • Advanced band
  • Intermediate band
  • Beginner band.

Current DoE COVID-19 guidelines, in consultation with NSW Health, will be strictly adhered to and you will be advised immediately of any changes required.

2021 dates

Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 July 2021

9:00 am to 3:00 pm each day


Newcastle Entertainment Centre
Brown Road
Broadmeadow NSW 2292

Key information

Cost – $80 (incl GST) per student

Teachers to complete the BandLink Newcastle 2021 - Expression of Interest by Friday 30 April 2021. When your EOI has been received further information and more detailed forms will be sent to you for completion

Students should wear appropriate clothing to participate in a practical workshop.


Ian Cook – Coordinator
Email: ian.r.cook@det.nsw.edu.au

Di Hall – Arts Coordination Officer
Email: di.c.hall@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 0439 472 448

Heather Williams – Arts Coordination Officer
Email: heather.l.williams@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 0448 556 818