The main objective of this contest is to bring Brass and Wind Bands from all over the country to exhibit their culture through the use of Brass and Winds instrumentation.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the contest, the group:

  1. Must have a membership of at least 35
  2. Should be an existing group for at least one year
  3. Must have at least 2 trainers/conductors/leaders/directors who can read musical notes
  4. Must have their own instrument that they use for rehearsals

Selection

  1. Competing Groups will be selected at Regional Levels during Regional Auditions

  2. Each group selected will have a membership of not more than or less than 30

  3. The groups will go through six (6) weeks of intensive competitions within which 7 groups will be evicted whilst three (3) qualify for the Grande Finale

Awards

  1. All entries will receive a “Certificate of Participation” and Consolation Prizes, qualifying finalists will receive a “Certificate of Participation – Finalist”.

  2. A​wards will be given to Overall Winner and the 1st and 2nd Runner-Ups. The Overall Winner shall be given:

    • A complete set of Brass Band Instruments

    • A set of Uniforms (for 35 members)

    • A Cash Prize of GHc 10,000.00

  3. First and Second Runner-Ups will receive a Cash Prize of GHc 5,000.00 each.

Application

  1. An application fee of GHc200.00 per group is payable during the application process.

  2. All groups will be required to submit an online application or download the application form from our website, fill and submit through the email: info@windsband.org. Payment will be done through our Bank Account or Mobile Money.

  3. The completed application form must be submitted via email  before 30 June 2019. The online submission must include the following:

    1. Full Names of members of the contesting Group;

    2. Membership ID of members below 18 years and Voter ID of members above 18 years
    3. A copy of Resume of at least one Trainer/Conductor/Teacher/Director of the group
  4. Dates for the various regional auditions will be announced on the 3rd July, 2019.

Note:

The foundation in collaboration with its sponsors has the right to review the competition details displayed on this page at any time. Thanks you.