The ASPIRE International Youth Music Festival is a competition on a new level; attracting world renowned adjudicators from across the globe and appealing to the best young musicians internationally. Raising aspirations of young musicians, the ASPIRE International Youth Music Festival is open to secondary school concert bands, orchestras, choirs and jazz bands worldwide. ASPIRE offers every participant a competition, workshop, masterclasses and public performance. Held at world class venues The Star Gold Coast and the Gold Youth Orchestra on the Gold Coast, over four consecutive days. The ASPIRE International Youth Music Festival is a not-profit-event with proceeds going directly to The Foundation of Student Horizons in support of disadvantaged youth.