Youth Band

Established in 2002, Mountains Youth Band (MYB) is a community youth concert band and a division of Blue Mountains Concert Band Inc. MYB provides a quality concert band experience for young musicians in the Blue Mountains and surrounds, with dynamic leadership, competition opportunities and enrichment activities such as master classes.

MYB offers both professional performance through a joint annual concert with BMCB, and regular community service through performances at the Glenbrook Anzac Day ceremonies, school fairs, the Buckland Retirement Village concert and Glenbrook’s combined churches Carols in the Park.
MYB was the 2009, 2010 and 2015 Australian National Concert Band Competition Champion in the under 19 years C division. It has also gained second and third placings in the NSW Band Championships.

Membership is open to instrumentalists who:
a) Are 10 to 19 years of age
b) Have been playing for a minimum of two years OR have achieved AMEB Grade 1 or equivalent
c) Are undertaking, or are willing to commence, private lessons
Auditions are not required. MYB hold an annual open rehearsal for interested musicians.

Term fees attract family member discounts and performance shirts are hired through a one-off payment.

Contact us

The Administrator for the Mountains Youth Band is Germaine Quinn.