Ararat City Band: Seeking a Music Director


Ararat City Band is offering an exciting opportunity for a Musical Director.

In the last five years the band has shown a rapid improvement and play at a consitently high level.

Notable contest results in the last few years:

  • 2016 National D Grade champions
  • 2017 State D Grade champions
  • 2018 State C Grade champions

These results are on top of top three placing in the last four State championships as well as numerous successes at the Mount Gambier Blue Lake competition.

We are a very social band in regional Victoria participating in numerous community activities and performances.

The annual highlight of our year is organising and participating in our Grampians Brass Festival - see our Facebook page for feedback on that event for this years participants.

We have over thirty senior band players as well as over thirty young musicians in our development program.

We are looking for a new MD who has the drive, knowledge and ability to continue our progress and help us achieve our potential.

You would be responsible for:

  • Overal musical direction of the band
  • Mentoring and tutoring players of varying experience and ability
  • Helping to maintain an energetic and fun atmosphere within the band
  • Teaching and guideing our development

Interested parties please apply in writing addressing:

  • Experience
  • Qualifications
  • Goals you would wish for the band to achieve and a plan on how to acheive them

Applications can be sent either by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by snail mail to PO Box 213, Ararat, 3377

For further information, contact band President David Cosgriff: 0427 120 220

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