QBA Mission Statement

  • The Queensland Band Association's aim is to provide leadership and direction that will enable Queensland Bands (brass and concert) to achieve their maximum potential.
  • Encourage Member bands to attain and maintain the highest musical standard possible.
  • Consolidate and advance the interest, ideals, and welfare of bands to their common advantage.
  • Stimulate public demand for, and public acceptance of bands and band music by conducting public recitals and contests, and by other means from time to time decided upon.
  • Maintain and extend the knowledge of all band persons through competition and training.

This is achieved by:

  • Hosting National and State Championships for all bands
  • Hosting the State Solo and Ensemble Competition annually
  • Hosting and Sponsoring the QBA Youth Band
  • Hosting and sponsoring Workshops and Masterclasses for Musical Directors, Drum Majors and instrumentalists
  • Sponsoring Composition Competitions, MusicFest (School groups), Youth Workshops, Regional Band Workshops and Concerts
  • Representing Queensland at the National Band Council

QBA Announcements

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