“Boosted” Fundraising Campaign
We launched our very first “Boosted” Campaign this week and we have 31 days to reach our target of $8,500! Donations will go towards the production of our new CD 'The Woolstonian'. This CD will celebrate our 125th Anniversary. If you wish to support us, please click THIS LINK for information about donating.
We would very much appreciate help in spreading the word about our Boosted Campaign which closes on Sunday 12 June at midnight.
Woolston Brass 125th Anniversary CD Recording Boosted Campaign
2016/2017 Patron Partnership Programme
Last month we successfully launched our Patron Partnership Programme and we are pleased to announce that 25 of our 33 players are now fully sponsored. The SPONSORS page on our website has been updated accordingly. We are very grateful for the generous support of the patrons who have invested in our band’s future. If you or one of your aquantances are be interested in supporting us in this way, please contact our Marketing and Sponsorship Manager. We still have seven players seeking partnership from $2,000 to $5,000 per year!
Seriously Brass 125
Sunday 3 July
Join us at 4pm on Sunday 3 Julyat the Celebration Events Centre, 81 Bickerton Street, Wainoni for...
“Seriously Brass 125”
Hear our contest repertoire and show your support before we compete in the New Zealand Brass Band Championships being held in Napier in early July.
Among other works, we will be performing Edward Gregson's 'Of Distant Memories' and Peter Graham's 'The Triumph of Time'. The concert will also feature outstanding Belgian cornet soloist Harmen Vanhoorne, and the premier performance of Kenneth Young's specially commissioned march 'The Woolstonian'.
125th Anniversary Celebrations Plans Underway
Saturday 8 October is the date that has been set aside for our 125th Anniversary celebrations. A concert will be performed at “The Piano” in Armagh Street. A formal dinner will take place after the concert. More details as they come to hand...
Our site offers information on our recent activities and our distinguished past. It also includes details of our concerts, contests, recordings, learning opportunities and fundraising initiatives.
A PDF of the current issue (Issue 64) is available here for download.
Woolston Concert Brass competing at NMW Provincial Contest Blenheim
Sunday 3 JulySeriously Brass
Saturday 9 July
Virtuoso Brass 125 - from 10am, Christchurch North Methodist Parish, 68 Harewood Road
Sunday 10 July
KidsFest (Woolston Brass Academy) 1-3pm, Knox Church
13-17 JulyNew Zealand National Brass Band
Saturday 24 September
CPBBA Brass Band Contest Rangiora Town Hall
Saturday 8 OctoberAnniversary Celebrations
Sunday 11 December
Charles Luney Auditorium