Bandlink Newcastle

Region: Regional North | Newcastle
Year 5 to 12
Local arts program Music

Bandlink Newcastle is a 2 day workshop for Year 5 and Year 6 students, as well as secondary students at NSW public schools providing an opportunity to play in a large ensemble under the guidance of professional conductors and musicians. Students learn specialised instrumental and ensemble skills which culminate in a concert at the end of the workshop.

In 2024, 4 ensembles will be formed:

  • Primary beginner band,
  • Primary intermediate.
  • Primary advanced band secondary band,
  • Percussion ensemble.

2024 dates

  • Monday 1 July and Tuesday 2 July (Term 2 Week 10)
  • 9:00 am to 3:00 pm each day.

How to apply

Entries will open Term 1.


  • $80  per student
  • Students complete this payment with their school prior to the program.


  • Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College, Minmi Road Fletcher 2287

Further information

  • Students should wear appropriate clothing to participate in a practical workshop.
  • Students are required to bring all food and drink to the workshop each day.

HWE mentoring program

Hunter Wind Ensemble members are invited to join the Bandlink Newcastle 2024 program as student mentors for the primary students involved on their chosen instrument.

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Ian Cook
Heather Ross
Arts Coordination Officer
0448 556 818


Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College
Minmi Road
Fletcher NSW 2287

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All Arts Units programs are inclusive. If support is required to participate in Bandlink Newcastle, please email so we can assist.