2008 Oz Entries

50 Brass Bands and over 350 soloists have entered in this years Australian Championships, being held in Brisbane over the Easter Weekend.

QLD Band Association

Entries are strong for this years Australian National Championships being held in Brisbane over the Easter weekend.

50 brass bands, including a band from Cananda and also New Zealand, will compete in the Championships.

Organisers are a little disappointed, however, with the decrease in the number of concert band entries.

Bands to enter are:


A Grade
Capricornia Silver Band, QLD
K&N Spring Gully Brass, SA
Kew Band Melbourne, VIC
Brisbane Brass, QLD
Waratah Brass — Newcastle, NSW
Darebin City Brass — Preston Band, VIC
Brisbane Excelsior, QLD
Dalewool Auckland Brass, NZ
Footscray Yarraville City Band, VIC
Willoughby Band, NSW
Gunnedah Shire Band, NSW
South Brisbane Federal Brass Band, QLD
Warringah Concert Brass, NSW

B Grade
Addington Brass Band, NZ
Canning City Brass Band, WA
City of Greater Dandenong, VIC
Parramatta City, NSW
Sutherland Shire Brass, NSW
Windsor Brass, QLD
Geelong West Brass Band, VIC
Toronto Brass, NSW
Sunnybank Brass No 1, QLD
Hobart City Brass Band, TAS
Brisbane Brass 2, QLD
Toowoomba Municipal, QLD
Pelorus Trust Wellington Brass Band, NZ
Townsville Brass, QLD
Bundaberg Municipal Band No 1, QLD
Boroondara Brass, VIC
Hall Village Brass Band, NSW

C Grade
Yellow Cabs Bayside Brass, QLD
Waratah Brass Newcastle No 2, NSW
Surfers Paradise Brass Band, QLD

D Grade
Pimlico State High School Brass, QLD
Nambour & Maroochy District Brass Band "Sunshine Brass", QLD
City of Holroyd, NSW
Narrabri Shire Band, NSW
Brisbane Brass 3, QLD
Darebin City Brass — Northern Brass, VIC
Gladstone Municipal Band, QLD
Brolga Brass, QLD
Boroondara Harmony Brass, VIC
Maryborough Excelsior City Band, QLD
Shepparton Brass Band, VIC
Beenleigh Brass Band, QLD

Junior A Grade Brass
Willoughby Band, NSW
Gunnedah Shire Band, NSW

Junior B Grade Brass
Warringah Youth, NSW
Boroondara Youth Brass, VIC

Junior C Grade Brass
Brisbane Brass Juniors, QLD


A Grade Concert
Queensland Wind and Brass, QLD
Queensland Wind Orchestra, QLD
Queensland Youth Orchestra Wind Ensemble, QLD

B Grade Concert
Canberra City Band, NSW
Gold Coast City Brass, QLD
Sutherland PCYC Concert Band, NSW

Junior A Grade Concert
Queensland Youth Orchestra Wind Ensemble, QLD

Junior B Grade Concert
Handsworth Secondary School,(Vancouver)Canada

Junior C Grade Concert
Pine Rivers Combined Bands, QLD

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