Inner West Community Band Youth Ensemble

The Inner West Community Band are working on launching our first ever Youth Ensemble. To kick things off, we are  proud to announce our free workshops and performance this December!

Registrations for the workshops are due by Friday 29 November. Places are limited and will be confirmed by this date – get in quick!


If your child is interested in joining the ensemble next year, but is unable to play at the carols event then please submit this youth ensemble registration form instead.


Students aged approximately 10-15 who have been learning a concert band instrument for at least 2 years OR AMEB grade 2 standard OR equivalent. (Feel free to contact us at if you are unsure whether or not your child meets these requirements).


Students will rehearse a few concert pieces to play as pre-entertainment at the popular “Carols in the Park” event in Five Dock. run by Communities for Communities. They will be led by Sydney Conservatorium of Music trained professional Adele Sutton. A small number of experienced members from the Inner West Community Band will support and sit in with students during the concert, creating a rare and invaluable learning experience for all students involved.

Participants will be sent the music to practise in advance with their tutor before the first rehearsal.


Workshops will take place at Wilkins St Public School, Marrickville in the school hall. Entry is via Coronation Ave.

The concert will take place at Halliday Park, Five Dock.


Workshops: Friday the 6th and 13th of December 6:30-7:30pm. Please arrive 6:15pm for a 6:30pm start.

Concert:Wednesday the 18th of December, 6:00pm.

Cost: FREE!

Concert Dress: White shirt, black pants, optional Christmas accessory.

How to register:

For planning purposes, please register at the following link by the 29th of November:


Participation requirements:

  1. Participants must be able to attend ALL workshop and concert dates.
  2. Participants must be having lessons on their instrument with a tutor.
  3. Participants will be required to bring their own instrument and music stand to both workshops and the concert. If you do not have a music stand, do not hesitate to contact us to see what can be arranged.

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