After 26 years of dedicated service, conducting Para Hills Band, Aubrey Gannon is retiring. Para Hills band welcome you to join them for Party/Concert to celebrate at Para Hills Bowling Club, Bridge Road, Para Hills on Sunday 26th July 2015. Doors open at 12noon to hear Para Hills Band and other various acts. Food and bar facilities are available and all are welcome. For more details contact Pat Talbot 8258 1475.
Every known Band, Choir & Orchestra in SA was asked to participate in this initiative to raise the profile of Community Music Groups using varied, low cost, quality performances and widespread co-operative publicity by all members of these Groups. The response from Bands, Choirs and Orchestras has been fantastic and every show should please audiences.
The 2015 Festival venue is the Cumberland Park Community Centre at 390 Goodwood Road, Cumberland Park, 200 metres south of BIGW, fairly centrally located, local parking, fully air-conditioned & easy bus access G10/G20 Stop 10.
For more details on the music groups performing on the day http://www.sacomment.com/cpcc.htm
20 Bands over 2 days will once again come together to perform as part of the annual Strathalbyn Band Festival. Strathalbyn Town Hall will be filled with a variety of different South Australian Bands from 11am-4pm on Sunday August 2nd and Sunday August 9th 2015. Tickets can be purchased at the door at a reasonable cost of $10 adult / $8 student / U12 free. Passouts and light refreshments available.
SUNDAY AUGUST 2nd
11.00am K&N Brass Band
11.30am Second Wind Ensemble
12.00pm Murray Bridge Community Band
12.30pm Tea Tree Gully Concert Band
1.00pm Strath Swing
2.00pm Campbelltown City Band
2.30pm Dawn To Dusk Concert Band
3.00pm Holdfast Bay Concert Band
3.30pm Mt Barker Big Band
4.00pm Strathalbyn & District Concert Band
SUNDAY AUGUST 9th
11.00am Payneham City Concert Band
11.30am Unley Concert Band
12.00pm Mt Barker Concert Band
12.30pm Glenelg Brass
1.00pm Henley & Grange Concert Band
2.00pm Goolwa Concert Band
2.30pm City Of Adelaide Band
3.00pm Victor Harbor City Band
3.30pm Granite Community Band
4.00pm Strathalbyn & District Concert Band
Kensington & Norwood Brass – Musical Director Al Kidney were in the Burnside Ballroom, Adelaide on Saturday 13th June 2015, for ‘Centre Stage’ their annual Music Night Concert. This year’s concert featured special guests ‘The Fusion Pops Choir’. Performing to a packed audience Musical Director Al Kidney chose to feature many of the bands principal musicians in various works. See the video below for highlights from the concert.
‘The Barber of Seville’ – Rossini.
‘On My Own’ – Schoenberg arr. Darrol Barry, Tenor Horn Soloist – Alison Harris.
‘The Queen of the Night’s Aria’ – Mozart arr. John Gollard, Soprano Cornet Soloist – Brendan Tasker.
‘Largo al Factotum’ – Rossini, Euphonium Soloist – Janet Carey.
‘I Don’t Know How To Love Him’ – Lloyd Webber arr. Brian Quinn, Flugel Horn Soloist – Angelo Valdivia.
To see a full list of results for the Salisbury Slow Melody 2015 follow the link to the results page.
After a solid victory at the recent Hahndorf Band Festival, Enfield Brass are building their ranks and they want you to join them to tackle the exciting program of concerts, pageants and competitions planned for the rest of the year. See poster for details.
If you are craving a musical treat but are sick and tired of hearing brass bands play the same old marches and hymn tunes then come to the Klemzig Community Hall on Sunday 24th May at 5.30pm to hear the mighty Enfield Brass present 'The Stars and Stripes Forever'. The USA is not known for its thriving brass band scene but they're there and they have their own rootin' tootin' flavour. Enfield have channelled this iconic style of music and put together a show for our benefit at the affordable cost of a gold coin.
The Stars and Stripes Forever
Sunday 24th May 2015
Klemzig Community Hall,
242 North East Road, Klemzig
Entry by gold coin donation.
Did you or do you know anyone that had any involvement in a brass band at school in Australia from 1950-1980? If yes, please contact Veronica Boulton at firstname.lastname@example.org. Veronica is seeking any related information as part of her major research through Griffith University.
Its that time of year again when SA bands put on their gloves in a fight to win appreciation of an audience in historic Hahndorf, the heart of the hills. For details on registration or attendance contact email@example.com.
SABA encourages anyone to contact the Webmaster with any local band news or events via the Contact page.