The 2023 Queensland Catholic Schools & College’s Music Festival will be the 34th annual edition of the event and will coincide with the Diamond Jubilee Anniversary of Villanova College.

The Queensland Catholic Schools’ and Colleges’ Music Festival (QCMF) is a major event on the annual calendar for over 100 Catholic schools in Queensland. It is proudly hosted at Villanova College (Coorparoo).

QCMF showcases the very best in music education, covering a diverse range of genres within the classical and contemporary styles.

Join us at Villanova College during QCMF and enjoy the largest music festival in the Southern Hemisphere for Catholic Schools & Colleges, which will include:

  • Music performances

  • Live shows

  • Food and beverage

WHEN: Thursday 17 – Sunday 20 August 2023

WHERE: Villanova College



This festival is run largely by an amazing team of volunteers led by the Villanova College Music Support Group. It showcases the musical talents of students around the region including those at Villanova. For more information please visit the QCMF website.

Please support our major sponsors: Queensland Catholic Education Commission and Ellaways Music.

Volunteer at QCMF

The QCMF is facilitated every year by a committed group of parents, students, Old Boys and members of the wider community. These hardworking individuals donate numerous hours of labour to an event that has become a stalwart of the Queensland Catholic Education Commission.

Their efforts, care and diligence allow us to coordinate an event that provides so much to the music education of students past, present and future.

If you wish to get involved in this wonderful event and volunteer some of your time to assist in the continuation of its legacy, please visit the Volunteering Portal and follow the prompts to register.

There are various roles for volunteers, from Stage Manager and Venue Secretary, to Food Preparation and BBQ Runner. The QCMF Volunteer Roles document has a full list.