Members are provided with more opportunities with the Buderim Concert Band than any other band association on the Sunshine Coast. From our Beginners Band Program to our showcase Concert Band and ensembles we are able to provide an ensemble for musicians of any level. We are also the only band on the Sunshine Coast that caters for adult beginners and members wanting to expand their musicianship with a second instrument. See our Beginner Band Program page for more information. For a list of our ensembles see the Bands and Ensembles page.



All musicians always welcome, however  

Specific vacancies exist for

Concert Band:  Musicians should have AMEB grade 4/5 standard


                                                Oboe (instrument available)

                                                       Bassoon (instrument available)

                                                      Latin and Auxiliary Percussion (all percussion equipment supplied by band)


Concert Band musicians are encouraged to join the Development Band on a second instrument at no extra membership cost.


Development Band:  No minimum standard but must  be able to read music and is proficient at chosen instrument

                                                All instruments required especially:


                                                Oboe (instrument available)

                                                French Horn

                                                Tuba (Eb tuba available)

                                                Percussion (all percussion equipment supplied by band)   


Rehearsals are held on Monday evenings

          Development Band   5:45 - 6:45

          Concert Band           7:00 - 9:00

The rehearsal venue is wheelchair friendly.

For further information please contact our musical director on 0413410033.




Buderim Concert Band welcomes new musicians who are able to play concert band instruments.  Usually members have their own instruments; however, the band does have some larger instruments for use by members and may be able to assist prospective members with sourcing instruments.

How to join

  • Visit us for an obligation free trial period of up to 4 weeks to see if the band is for you;
  • Complete an application for membership. One membership fee applies for all bands and ensembles;
  • Annual Fees:  Adult: $150.00;  Student/Family/Concession: $100.00pp;  Associate: $10.00;
  • Fees can be paid annually, half-yearly or on a pro rata basis for part year. Casual players: $5.00 pw;
  • Uniform costs: Once only $40 fee for uniform shirt. 
  • Any enquiries can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sometimes new musicians feel they are not up to the standard and get discouraged. We all had to start somewhere and they are encouraged to  play what they can and work on the rest. By taking this supportive approach young/inexperienced musicians are able to find a lifelong love of music and end up some of our most valued and loyal members. Some of these members have been with us for over a decade.



BCB Uniform

Our uniform is the Buderim Concert Band black shirt embroidered with BCB logo, with black pants or skirt, black socks or stockings, and black shoes. On cold days, members may choose a black garment for wearing under the shirt if they feel the need.


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