How to enter


How to enter 2021

All entrants in  the Battle of the School Bands 2021 will need to complete an Expression of Interest Form

Click on this link to print all forms required to complete your entry.

Once you have done this email to nt.musicschool

Acts will then be invited to perform two original songs at an allocated regional school heat in late March/early April 2021 to earn a place in the final.

Criteria used to shortlist bands for the final:


  • Present a confident performance
  • Maintain appropriate eye contact with the audience
  • Interact effectively with the audience for the duration of the performance
  • Interact cooperatively with other performers on stage (Soloist N/A)


  • Display facility with a range of techniques to control and enhance the song
  • Musical elements and compositional techniques used appropriate to the style of music
  • Effective contrast between songs performed
  • Lyrics effectively / creatively match the musical context


All musicians will be individually and collectively critiqued on the quality of their performance:

  • Accurate tuning of instruments
  • Intonation of vocals
  • Rhythmic cohesion
  • Proficiency in working with instruments and musical elements relevant to style
  • Dynamics and expression where appropriate

Remember to complete all official Entry Forms



Other Info

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Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:15pm
Address: 60 Matthews Road, WULAGI NT 0812 Postal: PO BOX 455, KARAMA NT 0813
ABN: 59137702180

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