New members are invited to join as we start rehearsals for each program. Rehearsals for 2019 begin on Tuesday 29 January, 2019.
The Inner West Community Band welcomes woodwind, brass and percussion players of all ages into our ensemble.
So if you play piccolo, flute, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, alto sax, tenor sax, baritone sax, trumpet, french horn, trombone, euphonium, tuba, percussion or string bass, please get in touch!
Please note that places in each section of the band are limited and subject to availability.
Repertoire & Standard: No auditions are required. If you would like to join the band please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, instrument and approximate standard. As a guide to our level, a minimum standard of AMEB Grade 5 is required to keep up with the band’s repertoire. We play a range of pieces varying from popular tunes, musicals, movie themes and jazz to more challenging symphonic band repertoire.
Youth Band: IWCB is also seeking expressions of interest for a new Youth Band in 2019. Click here for more information.
When: Tuesdays, 7pm for 7:15pm-9:30pm rehearsal.
Bring: Your instrument, a music stand and a pencil. Music will be provided at rehearsals.
Fees: $50/term, due in week 4.
Where: Wilkins Public School, Marrickville in the school hall. Entry via Coronation Ave.
More information: Information for new members is available here. This includes rehearsal policies, concert dress requirements, how to pay fees and committee contact details. Please read this information carefully when joining the band.
Parking: Parking is available in the school carpark and surrounding streets.
Train: The closest train stations are (15 min walk), Stanmore (18 min walk), and Marrickville (18 min walk). We can easily organise lifts to/from these train stations for members.
Buses: 412, 428, 444 and 445 bus routes all stop near the school.