$100K Yamaha Band Giveaway

In 2017 Yamaha Music Australia chose one school that needed 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 included:

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

Major Giveaway Recipient

  • Apollo Bay P-12 College.

Consolation Prize Recipients

  • Wangaratta High School.
  • Bellbird Park State Secondary College.
  • William Bayldon Public School.
  • St Brigid’s Catholic School Evanston.