• 1. Info Booklet

    Thinking about playing at states?

    First step read through the Information Booklet to see the schedule, test pieces and other requirements that you will need to meet.

    Information Booklet Download 
  • 2. Entry Form

    So you're in!? Complete your entry form using the link below!

    Entries must be submitted using the google form by Friday 21 April 2023

    Fees are payable to WABA via EFT

    2023 Entry Form 
  • 3. Performer Booklet

    Once you have registered to perform you'll need information specifically relating to the day, this can be found in the Performer Booklet.

    Performer Booklet Download 
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2024 Test Pieces

All competing bands will be required to play the designated test piece for their grade. The pieces have been chosen carefully to reflect an appropriate National standard. 

2023 Brass Band

Grade Piece Composer Publisher
Open A Grade Metropolis 1927 Peter Graham Gramercy
Open B Grade Rhapsody on St. Francis Andrew Wainwright SA Connects
Open C Grade Ravenhill Suite Dorothy Gates SA Triumphonic
Open D Grade Vengeance Jared McCunnie Self-Published
Junior Grade Own Choice Test Piece


2023 Open Concert Band

Please note concert band test pieces are shorter in 2023 in line with the changes made in 2022.

Bands will be required to play a slow work, a march from the NBCA Prescribed March List or approved by the WABA Music Board and an own choice program which may include several shorter works, or one longer work. 

Grade Piece Composer Publisher
Open A Grade Me Disagrees Catherine Likhuta Murphy
Open B Grade Cry of the Last Unicorn Rossano Galante Schirmer/HL
Open C Grade Tirana Carol Barnett Boosey/HL
Open D Grade The Visionaries Brian Hogg Brolga