The 2018 Overseas Tour

The Derwent Valley Concert Band will depart on its 10th overseas tour on Monday, 9th July 2018. They will spend 10 days travelling and presenting concerts through various places in Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh, Taiping, George Town, and Kota Kinabalu. They will cooperate with local music organisations and schools by sharing rehearsals, workshops, and performances. They will also take the opportunity to absorb as much of the Malaysian culture as possible.  Read more ›

Band and Community to benefit from Purchase of Musical Instruments for Community Band Project

The Tasmanian Community Fund has given a special grant to the Derwent Valley Concert Band to purchase a baritone saxophone and a marching bass drum. The Tasmanian Community Fund is an independent community funding body which was established following the sale of the Trust Bank in 1999 to give back to the community proceeds from the sale of a community asset. Since that time the TCF has allocated approximately $58.6 million to approximately 1700 state wide projects. Read more ›