The 2021 QLD State Band Championships Test Pieces have been announced. 



Unfortunately the 2021 QLD State Band Championships has been postponed due to increased Covid restrictions.


These existing details will be left here as they are until details of a new date can be confirmed with a venue.  Once these are finalised, they will be publicly announced.



Suggested links are provided for purchasing of these pieces, but they may be available elsewhere. 

Entry Forms

Entry Forms for bands can be downloaded here:

 A Grade Brass

Test Piece:Variations on a 9th
Composer/Arranger: Gilbert Vinter

B Grade Brass

Test Piece: Princethorpe Variations
Composer/Arranger: Kenneth Downie

C Grade Brass

Test Piece: Oceans
Composer/Arranger: Goff Richards

D Grade Brass

Test Piece: Pageant
Composer/Arranger: Barrie Gott
Link (contact publisher to request)

Junior Brass

Test Piece: Own Choice

A Grade Concert

Test Piece: 2nd Suite in F
Composer/Arranger: Gustav Holst

B Grade Concert

Test Piece: Moorside Suite
Composer/Arranger: Gustav Holst

C Grade Concert

Test Piece: Academic Festival Overture
Composer/Arranger: Brahms arr Curnow

D Grade Concert

Test Piece: Own Choice

Queensland Band Association

ABN: 60 795 850 027

Patron: The Honourable Paul de Jersey, AC
His Excellency the Governor of Queensland


   PO Box 8262 Sunnybank QLD 4109

Queensland Banding


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