Position Available: Music Director


After many years at the helm, our Music Director Mark Smith has decided to stand aside from his position due to work and family commitments. Mark enjoyed many successes with the band at various competitions and public performances, and he has left the band well placed for the future. He will be missed by all band members.

As a result, the City of Ballarat Municipal Brass Band is currently seeking applications for a new Music Director.

The Band rehearses every Tuesday night in the band room, cnr Ripon Street South and Urquhart Streets, Ballarat between 7.30pm and 9.30pm. The Band has players of all ages and abilities and serves the community with a variety of performances throughout the year. These performances comprise of festivals, commemorative services and special events. The Band currently holds the title of 2013 Victorian State Champions, D Grade, Brass Band.

The successful applicant will be highly motivated and encourage and inspire the love of music in all members. He / She will be suitably experienced and have considerable musical knowledge and a strong commitment to brass banding with a strong focus on performing to a high standard. The applicant should have strong communication and interpersonal skills and ideally be in a position to assist the Band in attracting additional musicians.

Applicants should send a resume containing relevant qualifications and experience including three referees. Your vision statement for the direction of the band should also be included. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed and auditioned.

For a position description, please contact Trevor Wilden (President) on 0429 414 063

For further information contact: Trevor Wilden (President): 0429414063 or Gemma Ramsay (Assistant Secretary) 0447834569

Applications close 31st May 2014

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