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Musical Growth

Camden Community Band (CCB) is comprised of members of:

  • Concert Band
  • Community of Schools (COS) Band and
  • Parade Band


Subsequently, Concert Band rehearsals are open to all financial members of these bands and in fact, all members are encouraged to attend rehearsals as a way of broadening their musical experience.

Musicians without or with other band attachment(s) interested in rehearsing with any of the CCB bands are invited to contact the Musical Director to arrange a suitable date to attend.

Camden Community Band
2023 NSW State Championship Video

Prepare to be blown away by the musical prowess of Camden Community Band when they took the stage at the prestigious Band NSW 2023 Championship!

Witness the synergy of Camden Community Band as they blend their talents to create a musical tapestry that will resonate with your heart and soul.

Members Urgent Notices

The December Playlist has now been uploaded. Please ensure you have your parts ready for the next rehearsal.

CCB & COS Christmas Function registration/booking is now available.

Gigs and Contact Detail Registrations

The e-mail confirmation of your registration is working and you should receive an email copy. You will also receive an on-screen thank you for registering at completion of registration.


Ensembles Registration is now available under
“Dance Band”.
You need to register to access the music.


Great news for all our current and new members.

All interested brass and reed instrumentalists are welcome to have a look at our Rehearsals at the Camden Senior Citizens Centre, usual time is Tuesdays 5-5:45 PM

photo/recording promo

Community of Schools Band
Promotional Video


Practice Motivation Guide


Motivating yourself to practice your community band instrument can be challenging at times, but it’s essential to stay dedicated and improve your skills. Here are some strategies to self-motivate and make practicing a more enjoyable and rewarding experience:

1. Set Clear Goals: Define specific, measurable, and achievable goals for your instrument practice. Whether it’s mastering a challenging piece, improving your tone, or learning new techniques, having clear objectives will give your practice sessions direction and purpose.

2. Create a Schedule: Establish a consistent practice routine that fits into your daily or weekly schedule. Treat practice time as an appointment with yourself, just like any other commitment.

3. Break it Down: Divide your practice sessions into smaller, manageable chunks. Focusing on short, dedicated practice sessions can be more effective than longer, sporadic ones.

4. Track Your Progress: Keep a practice journal or use a practice app to log your daily progress. Seeing the improvements over time can be highly motivating and encourage you to keep going.

5. Find Inspiration: Listen to recordings or attend live performances of musicians playing your instrument. Hearing the beauty and potential of your instrument can reignite your passion for practicing.

6. Join a Practice Group: Connect with other members of your community band or find practice buddies. Practicing together can be fun, and the mutual support will help you stay motivated.

7. Reward Yourself: Treat yourself to small rewards for achieving practice milestones or meeting your goals. It could be anything from enjoying your favorite snack to giving yourself a little extra free time.

8. Embrace Challenges: Instead of avoiding difficult sections or pieces, face them head-on. The sense of accomplishment from overcoming challenges will fuel your motivation.

9. Visualize Success: Imagine yourself playing your instrument flawlessly and receiving praise from your bandmates. Visualization can boost your confidence and enthusiasm for practicing.

10. Stay Positive: Be kind to yourself during the learning process. Acknowledge your progress, even if it’s small, and avoid being overly critical.

Remember, progress takes time, and staying motivated to practice your community band instrument is a journey. Celebrate the joy of making music and the sense of belonging to a musical community. By incorporating these strategies into your practice routine, you’ll find yourself more engaged and enthusiastic about honing your musical skills.

Technical Skills Series

Brief YouTube clips from MBM and presented by Murray Bishop.

These simple to understand, informative and essential tutorials are a must for anyone wanting to improve their music.  Watch these short YouTube videos for magical results.

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