Canberra City Band Inc.

Canberra City Band was established in 1925 and has a long standing history as the band of Canberra. We are the official band of the Territory and are Australia's longest continuous concert banding organisation. Our ensembles boast a sparkling reputation for quality and community, and have an outstanding history in competition and performance. 

Regardless of your level, we want to hear from you. We are always keen to take on new players, and make every effort to provide a friendly atmosphere. We play for a variety of community events throughout the year: if you can't come and play, have a listen!

The People

John Agnew Band

John Agnew Band

CCB is an inclusive organisation. We embrace people of all ages, outlooks, and from all walks of life. Our membership is diverse, representing the best the ACT has to offer, united by the desire to make music. If you have an interest in making music in a supportive, community setting be sure to drop us a line! 

The Band is staffed entirely by volunteers. Our artistic staff are amazing

 

Community

CCB is dedicated to our community. We give back at every opportunity - performing regularly for charity and community events and offering free public concerts. We also invest in the development of the arts landscape.

Our Vision

Canberra City Band Inc. aims to provide pathways through music to everyone, regardless of age, capability, or musical preference. We offer a range of ensembles catering to people from eight to eighty; providing musical development, community, and performance opportunities to the freshest beginner and the seasoned professional alike. We have become part of musical landscape in the ACT. and would hope to be part of shaping it for the future of community music. 

Due to the range of ensembles offered by CCB Inc, we are able to cater for those musicians wanting to pursue the highest standards of performance to those just wanting to come along and have a go!

CCB is committed to developing the Australian artistic landscape, and offering pathways for artistic development to all citizens of the Territory. We offer a diverse range of programmes to supplement our core performance activities.