Introducing Brasszone Australia!

brasszoneaustraliaThe VBL is proud to introduce Brasszone Australia, a brand new website for all the brass musicians located throughout the country. Continue reading

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Cory Band comes Downunder

Cory Band

CORY Band, the current World ranked No 1 band will undertake their first tour to Australia from the 4th to the 16th of August 2013.

Be sure not to miss this brilliant and innovative brass ensemble during their 11 venue concert tour.

Tickets will be available from the 2nd of April 2013.

See brassdownunder.com.au for venues and ticket booking details

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Press Release – Box Hill City Band Inc

Box Hill City Band Inc is pleased to announce that our leadership group has been expanded to include the following new Musical Directors.

Dr. Matthew van Emmerik has been appointed as Musical Director of Box Hill City Band and Broden Ford has been appointed Musical Director of Whitehorse Brass. Continue reading

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Stolen Baritone

It has come to our attention that a Besson Soverign Baritone has recently been stolen from a car parked at the Fountain Gate Shopping Centre. Continue reading

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Christmas in the Valley – Diamond Valley Brass Band

Diamond Valley Brass Band have released a new CD, ‘Christmas in the Valley’.

You can get your copy now for $15. Place an order with one of the band members, message their Facebook page or send an email to info@diamondvalleybrass.org.au. A great Christmas gift for all!!!

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Vale Craig Seymour (28/9/1950 – 27/8/2012)

It is with great sadness that Southern Area Concert Band (SACB) announces the passing of one our founding and life members, Mr. Craig Seymour, who passed away peacefully on Monday 27th August 2012, aged 61 years. Continue reading

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2013 Nationals Test Pieces Announced

2013 Yamaha Nationals Band Championships Logo

2013 Yamaha Nationals Band Championships

The Perth organising committee announced the test pieces for next year’s Nationals Band Championships this morning. Many band nerds were up at 2am, waiting for these to be released and what a wide selection of music they have chosen.

The full list is available over at the 2013 Nationals website. Continue reading

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Executive Minutes

Minutes for the July Executive Council meeting have been uploaded into the publications section (Direct Link).

Highlights

  • Awards for the Natimuk Brass Band
  • A new proposed competition in Shepparton
  • Potential change in Award designs
  • A new website
  • Finance Committee minutes
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New Website

Thanks for everyone’s patience while we migrated our site over.

E-mails should be working again now and the rest of the site will start to appear over the next few days. First priority will be the results, then publications and then everything else will be added.

We hope that this new site will be easier to navigate, and work on all browsers.

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Brass Band’s New Look – Darebin City Brass

This news story comes from Darebin City Brass which appeared in the Preston Leader dated 28th August, 2012. You can find the original on the Leader website.

DAREBIN City Brass Band’s Youth Group is looking snazzy in new duds. Continue reading

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