Giveaway Heading $100K Yamaha Band Giveaway $100K Yamaha Band Giveaway

In 2017 Yamaha Music Australia is choosing one school that needs a helping hand in getting a band program off the ground.

The value of music programs in schools is well documented, and music is now accepted as a fundamental part of Australian education. Yamaha Music Australia is committed to increasing the quality of and participation in music education.

This school-changing giveaway includes:

  • $90,000 worth of Yamaha instruments — that’s 42 brand new Yamaha student band instruments (full instrument list here).
  • 3 days training from Dr Rob McWilliams — Australia’s leading band expert
  • A launch concert at your school with Guy Sebastian
  • PLUS: Consolation prizes worth $10,000 in value shared between another four schools

Applications close 13th March. Selection criteria and full terms & conditions apply.

Questions? If you still have questions after checking the terms & conditions, feel free to email

School Details

School Educational Stage


Supporting Information

Outline the current curricular and co-curricular music activities in the school, if any (e.g. student numbers, instruments if applicable, staffing, location(s), etc).

A letter from the Principal demonstrating how this Giveaway would benefit their school. This letter should include a statement showing willingness to support the program with staffing, space and other necessary resources. Word or PDF, max 5MB file size.


A letter from a full time teacher at the school outlining how the school would implement and coordinate a band program. Word or PDF, max 5MB file size.


A letter from a parent outlining how this Giveaway would benefit their child's school and outlining the kinds of support that the greater school community could offer the band program. Word or PDF, max 5MB file size.


Any other relevant material or comments in support of the application. Word or PDF, max 5MB file size.


Terms & Conditions

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