The audience can expect to hear a wide range of music genres and instruments including drums, pianos, guitars and saxophones.
The shortlist of schools includes Bridge Town, Paral Vallei, Parklands College, Settlers High, Bishops, Elsies River, Wynberg Girls, Alexander Stinton, Rustenberg and Bergvliet
At stake is musical equipment from event partners, the V&A Waterfront and Mars Music worth R20 000. An additional R5 000 will be awarded to the school that demonstrates they have the best crowd participation.
Each school band will be scored by a panel of industry experts according to three categories.