Arafura Wind Ensemble

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Photograph: Bruce Cartwright, September 2019

Founded in 1993, the Arafura Wind Ensemble (AWE) is a concert band located in the Northern Territory.

This Top End concert band (or symphonic wind band) comprises volunteer musicians who love to bring a contemporary range of music to willing audiences.  Most concert band music was composed in the twentieth century and this gives our musicians and audiences alike the opportunity to explore a range of modern sounds that match our current lifestyles. 

AWE is the only community-based concert band in the Top End. It enjoys a busy performance schedule in and around the Northern Territory cities of Darwin and Palmerston.

Whether you are looking to join a friendly musical group or need an ensemble to play at your event - you are sure to be happy being involved with the Arafura Wind Ensemble - get in touch, we'd love to hear from you.

Photograph: Deirdre Bartie, September 2016

Photograph: Jenny Young, May 2013