2013 VBL Executive Council

As of Sunday May 19th, the date of the VBL Annual General Meeting the VBL Executive Council had a slight reshuffle. Continue reading to learn of the changes. Continue reading

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Changes to 2013 State Band Championships Schedule

There have been a number of small changes to the scheduling for the 2013 State Band Championships (August 17th & 18th). A lot of thought and discussion was put into these changes and the VBL feel they will improve the success of the competition.

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Wimmera Bands Group Music School 2013

Horsham Rural City Brass Band invite you to the 43nd WBG Music School held from June 30th – July 7th, 2013. Continue reading

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State Solo & Ensemble Championships Entries Now Open

The VBL are pleased to announce that entries are now open for the 2013 State Solo and Ensemble Championships!

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Victorian Bands Do Us Proud!

Over the Easter weekend, three Victorian bands competed at this year’s Yamaha National Band Championships. All the bands performed extremely well and did a great job representing our State. Also performing extremely well were the many soloists who placed in their respective sections in the Solo and Party Championship. Continue reading

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Croydon President Retires

First elected in 1981, Executive Councillor & VBL Vice President Ian Douglas has retired as the president of the Croydon Citizens’ Bands after serving 26 years in the role.

He was presented with a photographic memento (pictured below) of each of the three Croydon bands, and his work as Drum Major leading Croydon Brass Band when they marched in the 2012 Australian National Band Championships held in Melbourne.
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Entries Now Open – 2013 Bendigo Eisteddfod

Not going to Perth but itching to compete? There’s good news! You can try your luck closer to home as entries are now open for the Bendigo Competition Society’s 88th Annual Eisteddfod.

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Test Pieces Announced – State Band Championships 2013

The VBL are pleased to announce the options for major works for the 2013 State Band Championships.

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Executive Council Nominations Open

Nominations for the 2013/14 term on the VBL Executive Council are now open!

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USA/Australia Band Showcase 2014

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How would your band members like to see the Golden Gate Bridge, explore the wonders Disneyland has to offer or to take a walk along the Hollywood Hall of Fame? Keep reading to find out more on the USA/Australia Band Showcase to be held in San Francisco and LA in September 2014.

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