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.

2017 Results

Download Results here

Event Dates

May 25 to June 1


Tickets are now available for Band and Orchestras, click here to purchase

Entry Closing Date

March 31 (late entries accepted until April 7)


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

Llewellyn Hall, Canberra School of Music, ANU

Lyneham Performing Arts Centre, Lyneham High School

CIT Music Industry Centre, CIT Woden Campus

Entry via STARDOM


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

Eisteddfod Schedule

Download 2017 Eisteddfod Schedule

Event Guide

Download Event Guide

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

2016 Bands and Orchestras Sponsors