Next Concert Band Weekend: Oct 2-4 2020

Concert Band Weekends are for musicians of any age, playing level at grade 3 to 4 concert band music/grade 5 exams.  Indulge in three days of music making with a musical director who is famous in New Zealand.  Cost is kept to $60 which includes snacks.  Each weekend starts on Friday at 7pm and ends on Sunday after a concert.

 NZCBA Band Weekend 2020     Whangarei October 2 – 4

[This is in the middle weekend of the October school holidays]

Band Weekend 2020 is hosted by Whangarei Youth Music.  https://www.whangareiyouthmusic.co.nz/

Venue: Old Library on Rust Avenue Venue is walking distance to restaurants, accommodation and the town centre.

Who: Players of wind, brass, bass guitar and percussion are welcome to register. This weekend brings to together people of all ages from all over New Zealand who share a love of playing concert band music.

Playing level required: Concert Band Weekend is for players at grade 3 to 4 band music level eg about grade 5+ in exams.   You’ll meet on Friday evening, rehearse throughout the weekend, share a dinner & brunch together, and present a concert at 5pm on Sunday evening. You’ll play music, meet new music friends, confirm friendships with old friends, and have a wonderful weekend working with our MD, TBA.

Copies of music parts to be played during the weekend will be available on a google drive in early September for all those who have registered and paid.  (This to be confirmed)

Cost for the weekend is $60. This includes morning and afternoon teas. Please pay by mid September to NZCBA bank account. 03-0642-0745055-002 (or 02) [ Include your Initial & Last Name, your Instrument   eg V. Loud Tuba

Please note: family concessions can be arranged as can student/unwaged prices.  We’d rather have you there than have you miss out due to funds.

Band Weekend Schedule (this may be subject to slight changes)

Friday October  2         7- 9pm         Registration and play through music

Saturday October 3       9am to 12.30pm         Rehearse

12.30pm                      Lunch

1.30- 5pm                    Rehearsal

5.30pm                        Dinner

7.30pm -9pm              Rehearsal

Sunday October 4          9am – 11:30am            Rehearsal

11.30- 1pm    Lunch/Free time

2-3 pm                  Concert – black & white dress code

Register now!

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