Festival Dates
13th - 16th August 2020 (Thursday - Sunday)

#QCMF20 – Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th August 2020.


QCMF will Celebrate 30 Years of Changing Hearts and Minds Through Music in 2020!


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Changes for 2019

Each year, the Festival Committee collects comments and critiques from volunteers, directors, conductors, adjudicators and other guests to ensure that we keep current, and continue...

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Festival Overview

2019 Festival Overview Please click here to download (.PDF) the complete QCMF 2018 Festival overview, or simply scroll down.    

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Section Criteria and Rules of Participation

This document outlines the section code, associated criteria, and entry costs for every section convened at the Festival in 2019.  Whilst there are proposed days...

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Festival at a Glance

The Queensland Catholic Schools’ and Colleges’ Music Festival (QCMF) is the premier event on Queensland’s Catholic Schools and Colleges annual music and arts calendar and is proudly hosted by Villanova College, Coorparoo.

The QCMF is a celebration of all things musical covering a diverse range of genres within the classical and contemporary styles.  Performers range from six to eighteen years of age and participate in brass, wind, string, percussion, jazz and choral ensembles including a magnificent combination of these in choirs, orchestras and a variety of bands.

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QCMF Venues

QCMF operates up to eight different performance venues across the Festival weekend.

These venues are either on the Villanova College Campus, or at St James’ Catholic Church (Old Cleveland Road). QCMF is proudly hosted by Villanova College and is indebted to both the St James Church and School communities for the use of their spaces.