Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

General

 What is NT Music School Battle of the School Bands?

NT Music School Battle of the School Bands is a competition for NT middle and senior school bands and soloists/duos.

What can I win?

See the Prizes page for details.

How do I enter?

See the How to enter page for details.

When will I be notified if I make the final?

Finalists will be contacted  via email after judges have scored all entries. Date to be advised so watch this space.

When is People's Choice CU BASSINTHEGRASS Music Festival 2020?

Saturday 31 October 2020 at Mindil Beach, Darwin.

Eligibility

Who can enter?

NT Music School Battle of the School Bands is open to bands consisting of three or more middle and senior students (Years 7-12) enrolled in government and non-government schools in the Northern Territory and soloists or duos in middle to senior years (Years 7-12) enrolled in government and non-government schools in the Northern Territory.

My band is made up of members from different schools. Can we still enter?

Yes, as long as all members are current NT middle or senior school students.

Not all the members of my band go to school. Can we still enter?

No, all members must be current NT middle or senior school students.

Is there a maximum number of students that can play in a band?

No.

My band’s music style is jazz/folk/country/funk/heavy metal/etc, can we enter?

There are no restrictions on the style of music that is performed in the NT Music School Battle of the School Bands.

Our song has swearing in it, is that okay?

No, swearing is not acceptable. The NT Music School Battle of the School Bands is a school function and all students participating will be subject to the normal school policies. This includes inappropriate language.

Can we sing to a backing track?

Yes, as long as the backing track has been written by a student.

Can I play a cover song?

No, you must own the copyright to the songs that you perform.

Is there a restriction on song length?

As a guide songs should be a maximum of 4 minutes 30 seconds in length.

Are there any other eligibility requirements or restrictions?

Please ensure that you read and understand the Terms and Conditions.

Video entries

Entry for NT Music School Battle of the School Bands 2020 is by video only.

Your entry must be received by Friday 22 May 2020,

But I don’t have a video recorder?

Ask your school or library if they have a video recorder that you can borrow or use a smartphone.

Where do I send my Video Entry?

Contact NT Music School 0889 635550 for further deatails.

I still have questions!

For further information contact NT Music School on 89635550 or email nt.musicschool@ntschools.net.

Other Info

Email: nt.musicschool@ntschools.net
Phone: 08 8963 5550 
FAX: 08 8963 5569
ADDRESS: 60 Matthews Road, WULAGI NT 0812 POSTAL: PO BOX 455, KARAMA NT 0813
ABN: 59137702180

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Primary School Bus Routes to NTMS

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