Applications are now open for our 2023 QBA Youth Band Development Camp in January!

QBA Youth Band 2023 – 9th – 13th January 2023

Some exciting news!!  The highly acclaimed QBA Youth Band Development Camp will be taking place over the week of Monday 9th January – Friday 13th January 2023.  This amazing opportunity for young players aged 19 years and under to learn from some of the best musical directors and brass/percussion instrumentalist tutors in Australia shouldn't be missed.  The QBA are thrilled to announce that the Musical Director for 2023 will be David Bremner!  Lifetime friendships and a love for banding is fostered during this week of intensive training, playing and performing, and we invite all young brass and percussion students (age 10yrs – 19yrs inclusive), to apply for this fantastic youth band camp opportunity.

Linked below are the 2023 QBA Youth Band Application Forms (PDF/Word) for completion.  Please ensure that contact details for Parent/Caregiver (email and phone) are provided on the forms.  

Key Points:

  • Venue:  QCCC Brookfield, 179 Gold Creek Road, Brookfield QLD
  • Cost:  $550 QBA Registered Players / $600 Non-QBA Players (cost includes 4 nights/5 days of  accommodation, meals, polo shirt)
    • Eligible applications from regional areas will receive a travel subsidy from our sponsors, Yamaha Australia and Brass Music Specialists.  We will notify you regarding the subsidy after applications have been finalized.
  • Limited places available - $50 deposit with completed application forms secures your place

*Please refer to the 2023 QBA Youth Band Application Form for full details.

Important Dates:

  • Applications due: 31 October 2022
  • Leonie Marshall Scholarship Applications due: 30 November 2022
  • Camp Dates:   9 January 2023 – 13 January 2023 (5 days, 4 nights)

Please feel free to circulate this information with the application forms to your band members and any other young musicians who may be interested in participating in this exciting opportunity in 2023!

If you have further questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. ♫♪

  2023 QBA Youth Band Camp Application (Word Version)
  2023 QBA Youth Band Camp Application (PDF Version)

Queensland Band Association

ABN: 60 795 850 027

Patron: Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young PSM


   PO Box 8262 Sunnybank QLD 4109

Queensland Banding


The QBA is affiliated with the National Band Council of Australia (NBCA).