The Hinterland Community Band Association (HCB)


Mudgeeraba Music Centre (MMC)


The Association of the Hinterland Community Band – Mudgeeraba Inc.  (HCB) is a not-for-profit Incorporated Association, which is Non-Partisan and Non-Sectarian. It is the sole leaseholder of the Mudgeeraba Music Centre (MMC) since May 2009.

HCB was formed in October 1995 for musicians from all areas of the Gold Coast to Tweed.  The HCB consists of volunteer musicians. From student to senior levels, a wide range of skills, are very welcome.

Currently the Association has two performance bands – the Hinterland Concert Band and the Hint of Swing Big Band, each rehearsing weekly at the Music Centre.

HCB provides practising musicians with an Association where they can:

  • Maintain their expertise
  • Rehearse with other talented musicians
  • Extend their musical knowledge and skills
  • Provide music for community events


“To foster the continuation of live musical performance”


The association will endeavour to:

  • Provide musicians with an environment conducive to continuing and extending their skills
  • Effectively promote membership of the association
  • Aim to become a valued asset to enhance civic events
  • Establish links within the local and wider community
  • Perform at community events and functions in the immediate and surrounding areas
  • Manage, and strive to retain, the ongoing lease of the Mudgeeraba Music Centre


  • Strongly support active involvement of all members
  • Acknowledge and retain quality musicians and music directors
  • Foster leadership within the sections of the bands
  • Encourage commitment to performance through rehearsal and attendance
  • Maintain the Music Centre as a pleasant, welcoming environment
  • Actively source community contacts and supporters
  • Establish locations for regular performances in the community