Perth Hills and Wheatbelt Band

Festivals, Events & Exhibitions

WA Youth Bite The Big Apple

The Perth Hills and Wheatbelt Band is a youth concert band from Western Australia has been invited to perform in Carnegie Hall in New York City as part of the New York International Music festival.

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The Perth Hills and Wheatbelt Band is a Western Australian Youth Concert Band that specialises in providing inspirational musical performance opportunities for Western Australian Youth Musicians both within Australia & in foreign countries.

The band tours regularly & has performed in China, Hawaii, Turkey, France, Belgium, England, Germany, Holland and Israel as well as the Sydney Opera House. In April 2018, 38 young musicians will depart Perth for 2 weeks and perform in Disneyland (LA) and Washington as well as New York.

Donated funds will be used to offset the bands travel costs.

The Carnegie Hall festival is a prestigious event with only 8 ensembles worldwide being invited each year and this represents a unique opportunity for WA youth to strive for excellence as they compete on the world stage. Entry is by audition only.

Donors will be contributing to the showcasing Australian talent in New York.

As well as Carnegie Hall, the band will give a public concert in Central Park and be involved in ANZAC Day commemorations in New York.

Donated money will be used to offset the band’s travel and accommodation costs including the transporting of instruments from Australia.

The project will allow the participants to experience a unique performance opportunity and promote Australian musical talent to an International audience.

For more information on the festival click on
www.world-projects.net/festivals/new-york-international-music-festival

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Perth Hills and Wheatbelt Band is a youth based community arts organisation that seeks to provide inspirational musical performance opportunities for young people from Perth and Regional WA.

Part of this is a touring program which will see the band in Israel in 2017 for the Centenary of the Charge on Beersheba in WW1 and the premiere of an original composition heralding the exploits of the Australian Light Horse in Jerusalem.

Other tour destinations have included International Music Festivals in China, Hawaii, The Sydney Opera House and in 2018 New York.

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