Arts Alive Combined Schools Band Program

Region: Metropolitan North | Belrose
Years 4 to 12
Local arts program Public schools Music

The Arts Alive Combined Schools Band Program (AACSB) are weekly ensembles for talented musicians from public schools in Year 4 to Year 12.  The program consists of 3 bands:

  • AACSB Primary Concert Band - Year 4 to Year 6
  • AACSB Secondary Concert Band - Year 7 to Year 12
  • AACSB Jazz Ensemble - Year 6 to Year 9

Students must be part of their school band program to be eligible to participate in AACSB.

The bands offer musical extension to talented musicians who want to meet other like-minded students and play music to the highest quality.

2022 applications

Applications are currently open for students to participate in the Arts Alive Combined Schools Band 2022 program.

Returning Band members should complete the following forms:

New students wishing to nominate for the band should complete the following forms:


Band members are required to attend weekly rehearsals during the school term as follows:

  • AACSB Primary Concert Band - Monday 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm​
  • AACSB Secondary Concert Band - Wednesday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
  • AACSB Jazz Ensemble - Monday 6:40 pm to 7:40 pm


$420 per year, per ensemble + $50 for performance shirt.

Uniform requirements

The Arts Alive Combined Schools Band sets a high standard with more than just their playing. Members are required to wear AACSB uniform when required. 

AACSB Uniform (for all bands) 
Black AAACB performance shirt, black dress pants, black leather shoes and black socks.  

COVID-19 notice

The operation of this program is contingent on advice provided by the NSW Department of Education in consultation with NSW Health. All activities will adhere to the DoE COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions.

Visit the COVID-19 and public schools in NSW web page for more information.


Tim Collins
Peter Hayward
Arts Coordination Officer
Nirimba Education Office


Belrose Public School
26 Ralston Avenue
Belrose NSW 2085

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