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
1.30- 5pm Rehearsal
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