Category Archives: Band News

Meet our new Life Member

At the Band’s AGM on Wednesday night, the Band’s Patron Errol Miller made Grant Newby a Life Member of the Band. Grant started with NBSB back in 2014, becoming the Band’s Treasurer, a couple of years later taking on the … Continue reading

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Brent Andrews Stands down as President

On Wednesday night New Brighton Silver had our 2023/24 AGM. This year’s AGM saw long-time serving President Brent Andrews opting to stand down from reelection, and pass on the top job to someone else after 14 long and challenging years. … Continue reading

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The Ingwavuma Orphan Trust Fund of NZ Concert

On Saturday 22nd June the Band played in a fundraising concert supporting the Ingwavuma Orphan Trust Fund of New Zealand. The Concert is raising money to help Ingwavuma Orphan Care in Africa, a very worthy cause. As a band that … Continue reading

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Festival for Winter

On 16th June we once again played at St Paul’s Church in Harewood Road this time with our Festival for Winter Concert alongside our friends from The St Albans Community which went well with a broad range of music. We … Continue reading

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Learners Band

   This year, Lachlan has reintroduced the Learner’s Band, which starts with a lesson and then a Band practice. Lachlan has been busy growing the learner’s group which last week had 10 new learners in it. In Lachlan’s absence, Jill Hill … Continue reading

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New Brighton ANZAC Day 2024

‘Lest we Forget’ with the Band once again carrying on the ANZAC Day tradition. The Band has played and Marched in every ANZAC Day Service since the beginning. The Band marched Current and Ex-Servicemen and Women, Police, Fire Service, Army … Continue reading

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Up and Coming ANZAC Day 2024

The Band is very proud and honored to be again part of this year’s New Brighton ANZAC Day service. Our Band has been part of this special day from the very first ANZAC Day all those years ago. This ANZAC … Continue reading

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CPBBA Riverside Concert at the Edmonds Band Rotunda

Back in March, we had our first concert of 2024 at the Edmonds Band Rotunda. It was part of the CPBBA Riverside Concert series. We were joined by 5 other Bands; the afternoon was filled with some fantastic music. We … Continue reading

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New Learnings Have Guest Conductor

We have had some great practices this year so far! The Band has been working up a new program for our first outing this year at the Edmonds Band  Rotunda, and with Lachlan away for a couple of weeks, he … Continue reading

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We have a Learners Band

New this year, Lachlan has reintroduced the Learner’s Band, which starts with a lesson and then a Band practice. Craig Williamson had 3/4 learners going which Lachlan has built on that and started this group. Some of the learners are … Continue reading

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