Musical Director: Tom Chester
Co-Presidents: Anthony Derrick and Jan Eckersley
Rehearsals: Tuesday 7:00-9:30 p.m.
Category: Community Band
Manukau Concert Band is a community band with a membership of 40 to 45 musicians. The members come from all over Auckland, from West Auckland to Waiuku. The band’s philosophy is to provide an organisation whereby musicians can come together with a common goal of making and enjoying music at a high level, and providing music for the community. Concerts may include visiting groups, other community ensembles and special guests. The repertoire of Manukau Concert Band ranges from popular marches and show tunes to light classical pieces and music composed for concert bands. MCB regularly presents New Zealand premieres of exciting and challenging new compositions for wind band.
Musical Director: Antun Poljanich
Category: School Band
St. Peter’s College, Senior Concert Band is the centre of the music life of the St. Peter’s College community. All our music programmes are centred towards this group that provides a training ground for the St. Peter’s College Jazz band, Orchestra and Chamber Music programme. Senior Concert Band continuously performs at KBB Festival, NZCBA Festival and international festivals where they regularly achieve Gold Awards and are highly praised for their exciting performances.