Derwent Valley Concert Band
one of Australia’s most highly acclaimed, travelled and successful Community Bands
Winner of the Open B-Grade State Championships for 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018. Also winner of the Open B-Grade Concert Band Australian National Championship in 2000 and runners-up in 2017. The band has travelled to Japan, Canada, Austria, France, Belgium, Italy, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Sweden, Spain, Denmark, China, and, most recently, Malaysia in 2018.
How to Join:
If you enjoy playing music, would like to travel, have access to an instrument and would like to join a friendly, versatile, progressive and professional community band, then please contact us.
In addition to the B-Grade Concert Band, we operate a Development Band and an Intermediate Band for all ages, as well as a Marching Band with an extensive repertoire for each.
2018 Tour to Malaysia Promotional Video with Mia Palencia
The Derwent Valley Concert Band was formed in 1993 and is based in the picturesque town of New Norfolk which nestles on the banks of the Derwent River, 30 kilometres from Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
In addition to the B-Grade Concert Band, we operate a Development Band and an Intermediate Band for all ages and abilities, as well as a Marching Band with an extensive repertoire for each.
New members are welcome to play with us and try it out before they commit to joining the band. Band membership forms are available at the band rooms in New Norfolk or can be requested via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Derwent Valley Concert Band is run by a dedicated committee who work hard to enhance the band experience for members alongside our Musical Director and Chief Conductor.