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Vacancies for Brass Players

The Melbourne Tramways Stage Band is restructuring its player base with a view to further raising its public profile and musical standard. The group is community based, with membership available to all committed brass musicians of reasonable ability. Weekly rehearsals are in Hawthorn on Monday evenings and the band’s principal emphasis is to provide quality quality entertainment to the public.

The band is well known for its regular concerts at Wattle Park in Burwood which have attracted a large following over more than seventy years. The band is non competitive.

Applicants should contact exec@melbtramband.org.au or phone the Band’s Secretary Peter Cohen on 9850 3578 Mobile 0419 542 956

Quality instruments are readily available to committed players.

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Musical Director Required – Melbourne Tramways Stage Band

The Melbourne Tramways Stage Band (aka Transition) is currently seeking interest for the position of Musical Director.

Melbourne Tramways Band is a community based band and boasts a rich history spanning over 125 years.

The band currently enjoys regular community performances including the celebrated annual concert series at Wattle Park.

We are looking for someone to oversee the education and development of community-based amateur adult musicians.

The band rehearses Wednesday evenings in Hawthorn.

For further information please contact seamar32@hotmail.com.au or call 0417569762

 

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Southern Area Concert Band: Concert for the People

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Footscray Yarraville City Band – Trivia Night

The Foostcray-Yarraville City Band have set a challenge – do you have what it takes to be “Cleverest in the West”.

Come along to our Trivia Night on September 9th, tickets are $25 – finger food provided, drinks at the bar. Games – Auctions – Prizes!

For further enquiries email – bookings@fycb.com.au

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Director of Music

Maryborough City Brass Band Inc.

Director of Music

The Maryborough City Brass Band, a D Grade community band, invites expressions of interest for the role of Director of Music.

The band is very strong in membership and enthusiasm. It works hard to provide quality performances at competitions and community events.

Rehearsals are held weekly on a Thursday night at the band hall in Alma St, Maryborough.

Position Descriptions should be obtained from the Secretary / Manager:

Kylie Monk.  Ph: 0419 524 437 or Email: mcbb1903@outlook.com

Applications close 4th August 2017

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The Rise of the Phoenix – Massed Bands Concert

The Rise of the Phoenix

The annual City of Kingston Massed Bands Concert will be held on Sunday 30 July from 2.30pm at the Kingston City Hall, 985 Nepean Highway, Moorabbin.  This concert showcases three of Kingston’s community bands including the Southern Area Concert Band, the Chelsea Concert Band and the Moorabbin Brass Band.  Now in its twenty-first year, the program features individual performances with each band performing a variety of musical items from the classical, jazz and big band repertoires including Rossini’s stirring William Tell Overture and Carl Orff’s powerful Carmina Burana.  The concert culminates with all three bands joining together for a mass performance.  No bookings required, just turn up on the day and enjoy the show.  Admission $5 at the door.

Details: secretary@sacb.com.au2017 Massed Bands Flyer Phoenix (1)

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Southern Area Concert Band presents “Marches and Memories”

Flyer SACB Concert

The Southern Area Concert Band is performing on Sunday 21 May from 2.30pm at the Kingston City Hall, 985 Nepean Highway, Moorabbin, featuring a mix of old favourites and stunning new pieces. Come and enjoy marvellous marches by Sousa, the gorgeous folk tunes of Australia’s own Percy Grainger, the exhilarating orchestration of Gustav Holst and the dramatic ‘Pilatus: Mountain of Dragons’ by Stephen Reineke. Tickets available at the door (no pre bookings): $25 adult, $20 concession, children under 10 free.

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Players Wanted – Hawthorn Band Inc

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New Players Wanted – Frankston City Band

Frankston City Band Inc. is seeking front row cornet players and horn players to join the band.

The band practices on Monday nights from 7.30pm at 3 Baldwin Street Frankston

For further information please contact:

Our President Terri Bullock president@frankstoncityband.com.au or Phone 0408 324 859

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/frankstoncityband/

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Geelong West Brass presents ‘A Night at the West End’

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