QYMA 2024

QYMA 2024

Registration is now closed

Event Dates

StartWednesday 8 May 2024

FinishWednesday 29 May 2024

Registration Dates

OpenWednesday 22 November 2023

CloseSaturday 30 March 2024

FeesTerms and conditions

Woohoo we are so delighted to announce the 2024 QYMA schedule. This schedule is subject to change due to registration numbers.

Other important information:

 Maximum number in ensembles:
* instrumental - 70 players plus conductor

Minimum number in ensembles:
* instrumental - 10 players plus conductor

Reminder: Secondary strings are standing only. Primary strings and all bands will be seated.

Section 9
We will be holding Section 9 as 2 heats and a finals evening in 2024. The top two highest scoring groups for each heat will be invited back to compete for the overall Section 9 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes as well as the Leslie Hansen Memorial Perpetual Trophy and The Harley Mead Encouragement Award.

Gold Coast section
Due to the great success of our Gold Coast Section 5 in 2023, we are running this evening again! Section 5 Gold Coast will be held on Monday 20 May at A.B. Paterson College.

All performing ensembles will be awarded Gold, Silver or Bronze Certificates and prize monies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will total close to $4,375 for 2024.

Please ensure you have read the conditions of entry and reviewed the preliminary schedule before proceeding.

You are able to enter multiple ensembles under the one school registration - just click 'New Entry' at the bottom of the summary page.

Entries close Friday 8 March 2024.

If you have any queries, please contact the QYMA administration team by emailing qyma@birralee.org.

Thank you and hope you enjoy QYMA 2024!

Queensland Youth Music Awards is proudly supported by Brisbane City Council.


    • 125 Primary School Sections
    • 205 Secondary School Sections

We offer the following payment options:
Credit / Debit CardBPay

Terms and conditions

  • Thank you for entering QYMA 2024:

    - Please ensure you have read through the conditions of entry located under the 'Rules' drop down menu of this website, as well as the menu dropdown titled "Sections".
    - All entry fees must be paid before the closing date of Friday 8 March so the schedule can be finalised. Entry fees are non-refundable for change of mind.
    - Please note that backing tracks are not allowed for any section.

    Note that the preliminary schedule is subject to change as the schedule is dependent on number of entries for each section - currently there are limited numbers per section.