National Eisteddfod 2017 - Bands and Orchestras.<br /> Section BPS4 - Primary School Age Orchestras - Radford College Vivaldi String Orchestra

Unfortunately due to the continuing health risks associated with COVID we have decided to hold our 2021 Bands & Orchestras and Choirs events in online format. This means groups will be submitting a video for adjudication.

Details and dates for submission are still being finalised. To register your interest and be advised of updates please contact: or

The Bands and Orchestra’s Division offers sections covering concert bands, jazz bands, rock bands, brass bands and orchestras across both age and grading classifications.

The Bands and Orchestras Division thanks the ACT Government, through Arts ACT, for their ongoing financial support of the division and Better Music for their partnership and sponsorship of prizes.

Event Dates


Tickets can be purchase by clicking on this link

Entry Closing Date


The Bands and Orchestras division is held in a number of venues across the Nations Capital including:


– Lyneham High School Performing Arts Centre

Entry via STARDOM

Stardom entries guide

Entry Guide (Syllabus)

The entry guide, formerly syllabus, provides details about the sections, rules and adjudicators for the division.  More information can be obtained by contacting the event directors on the number below or by completing the contact from on the contacts page.

Download Entry Guide

2019 Eisteddfod Schedule

Download the schedule for 2019 Bands and Orchestras here

2019 Results

Download Results here

Event Directors

The Directors, formerly convenors, of the Bands and Orchestras Division are volunteers and will respond to your enquiries as soon as possible.  The directors can be contacted on the numbers below:

Simon Best – 0403 827 303

Ben Green – 0402 612 399

Bands and Orchestras Sponsors