Past Band Weekends

NZCBA BAND WEEKEND 2019 June Birkenhead                                            Hosted by North Shore Concert Band at Birkenhead College                        Musical Director: Peter Thomas

  • Repertoire:
  • Catch Me If You Can – John Williams
  • Appalachian Spring – Aaron Copland
  • Valdres March – Johannes Hannsen
  • Lassus Trombone – Henry Fillmore
  • Alladin – Alan Menken
  • Ring Around the Moon – David Farquar (NZ work)
  • Forest Sketches – David Woodcock (NZ work)
  • Ave Maria – Frank Ticheli

As small but perfectly formed band met for this event.  We were all stunnned by the amazing trombone section of six!!

NZCBA BAND WEEKEND 2018 October  Katikati                                                                 Hosted by Mick and Susie Goodall and Katikati College.

Musical Director: Chad Davenport.


  • Cumberland Cross – Carl Strommen
  • Jungle Fantasy – Anonymous – arr N Iwai
  • Oblivion – Astor Piazzolla – arr Longfield
  • Rest – Frank Tichele
  • Carmen Suite – Georges Bizet – arr J Bullock
  • Folk Song Suite – Ralph Vaughn Williams
  • Irving Berlin Showstoppers – I Berlin/arr Higgins
  • The Hounds of Spring – Alfred Reed

This was a hugely successful event! We had over 50 in the band and played our Sunday concert to an audience of well over 100!


Pt Chevalier

Musical Director: Errol Moore.  Held at Point Chevalier School in Auckland.


  • Things That Go Bump In The Night: Arr Jay Bocook
  • William Byrd Suite: Gordon Jacob (Mvt I and VI)
  • Russian Sailors Dance from The Red Poppy: Rheinhold Gliere arr Paul Lavender
  • Hary Janos Suite (Mvt I, III, IV)
  • Shake Rattle and Roll; Charles Calhoun arr Zane Van Auken
  • Someone to Watch Over Me (Vocal or Eb Alto Solo): Gershwins arr Warren Baker
  • State Street Stomp: Bramwell Tovey arr Michael Brown

Band Weekend October 2017

The NZCBA Band Weekend 2017 was made possible with generous support from:

2017 (May) – New Plymouth

Hosted by The Great Taranaki Steam Band.  Musical Director: Errol Moore.

2015 – Taupo

2014 – NZCBA Senior Band: Hamilton

Musical Director: John Snowling