Welcome Letter

A Message From the Chairperson

Welcome to the official website of the 2023 Australian National Band Championships.

The Band Association of NSW will host this prestigious event in Newcastle, NSW, for community brass and concert bands from Australia and overseas. The National Championships will be held over the Easter weekend in 2023, from Friday 7 April to Monday 10 April. The Newcastle City Hall and the Civic Theatre Newcastle will be the venues for the On-Stage Band events and the Solo Competition.

With the venues right in the centre of the CBD, hotel accommodation is plentiful, with many hotel chains offering excellent deals for bands attending the contest.

The Nationals website and Facebook page will have regular posts regarding schedules, test music, and everything you need to know to plan your trip to Newcastle in 2023.

For further enquiries, please don't hesitate to contact the organising committee at our contact page.

We are looking forward to meeting you all next Easter.

Jeffrey Markham, Chairperson of

2023 Australian National Band Championships Organising Committee.

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