Freemasons Victoria Festival of Bands & Strings

29th AUGUST – 5TH SEPTEMBER  2020

Every year young musicians from around Victoria converge on Ballarat for the Freemasons Victoria Festival of Bands and Strings.  A lively program that runs for over a week early September each year The Festival program includes novice, junior, senior and advanced sections across most performance categories. Our strings sections include the D’Addario Area Orchestra where combined school string orchestra compete at the highest level. The Festival of the Bands includes both stage and concert band sections featuring the prestigious Petera Clamp Prize for Premier Grade Concert Bands. Other performance categories include percussion ensembles,  jazz bands and a suite of VCE ensemble sections.

Venue:  Her Majesty’s Theater, 17 Lydiard St, Ballarat Central

Entries are NOW open and will close on the 1st May, 2020

2020 Competition Schedule Here

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