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KBB Music Festival


Monday August 12
Friday August 16
$5 - $25
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Class years:
Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13


Holy Trinity Cathedral, St Mary’s
Cnr St Stephens Ave & Parnell Rd, Parnell
Auckland, 1052 New Zealand
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09-303 9500

The KBB Music Festival is from 12-16 August, with the BDSC Chamber Orchestra performing at 9:30 am on Tuesday 13 August and the BDSC Jazz Band performing at 9:30 am on Friday  16 August.

All are welcome to attend these performances.

KBB Music Festival 2019

Free Adjudicated Performances at the Holy Trinity Cathedral
12 – 16 August

Gala Concerts

Saturday 17 August, Holy Trinity Cathedral

2 pm Chamber Orchestras & Concert Bands
6:30 pm Symphony Orchestras & Jazz Bands

Online tickets: *service fees may apply
$15 one concert
$25 both concerts

Tickets available through iTicket

Door Sales: Limited door sales available at venue from Wednesday 14 August
$20 adult (per concert)
$5 student/child (per concert)

Honours Programme

Friday 16 August, performance at 8:30 pm Holy Trinity Cathedral & St Mary’s Church, Parnell

Cost – Free.

Since 1983, the KBB Music Festival has been showcasing the best in secondary school orchestras, concert bands and stage bands in Auckland. From the small numbers in the original Auckland Secondary Schools Band and Orchestra Festival, the KBB Music Festival has now grown to see over 4,500 students in 145 groups taking part from more than 50 schools across the greater Auckland region and beyond.

The 2019 FESTIVAL will run from Monday 12th to Saturday 17th August.

Click here to view repertoire, payment and stage plan information.

Vew the festival schedule


Term 3: 22 Jul – 27 Sep
Term 4: 14 Oct – 5 Dec

Term 1: Between 27 Jan (at the earliest); and 7 Feb (at the latest)* – 9 Apr
*Staggered start dates apply for Term 1. Course confirmation for Y12-13 TBC. 
Term 2: 28 Apr – 3 Jul
Term 3: 20 Jul – 25 Sep
Term 4: 12 Oct – No later than 16 Dec

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