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Musical Instruments for Bands

This scheme is open. Deadline for applications: Thursday 13th September 2018 at 4pm

This programme is designed to increase the quality of music-making in the community by helping bands to replace worn-out instruments and purchase new instruments.

Who can apply?

This scheme is open to bands based in Northern Ireland, which are formally constituted.

The following types of bands are eligible for this scheme:

  • Accordion Orchestra/Band (part, melody or marching)
  • Brass Band
  • Concert Band
  • Flute Band (part, melody or marching)
  • Pipe Band
  • Wind Band  

Who cannot apply?

Bands who received a Musical Instruments for Band Scheme award between January  2011 and February 2018.

Sample application form
Guidance notes
Instructions for uploading documents

Deadline for Applications

The deadline for applications is Thursday 13th September 2018 at 4pm
Decisions will be made by Friday 19th October 2018