After the break in 2020 due to COVID-19, Instrumental Fanfare will be back again as a live performance festival in 2022.
Fanfare is the biennial statewide festival of bands and orchestras from Queensland state schools. It showcases the exciting music-making that occurs in school-based ensembles across the state. The emphasis for Fanfare is on improving the quality of ensembles, promoting the highest possible standard of performance, striving for excellence and encouraging participation.
Nominations for Fanfare 2022 are now closed. Further information for schools taking part in Fanfare 2022 is available in the participation guidelines (PDF, 534KB).
Early November 2021 – nominations open
Friday 25 February 2022 – nominations close
May to June 2022 – regional festivals held
Monday 22 August 2022 – primary state final held
Tuesday 23 August 2022 – secondary state final held
Please email the
Fanfare Program Manager for further information.