NAPIER TECHNICAL MEMORIAL BAND is a symphonic or wind band and as such play flute, saxophone, oboe, clarinet, bass guitar, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, tuba, drum kit, timpani.
Please feel free to contact the band if you are interested in joining. We are always looking for new players young and old!
We put on three or four public concerts a year, contribute at Anzac services, travel away to a national festival to compete against other bands, have workshops to train new players and provide Christmas carols to the public.
We rehearse each Tuesday night 7-9pm at the Band Room, Whitmore Park, Marewa, Napier.
Are you wanting to learn an instrument? There is tuition available.
Holiday programmes are held 9am -12pm during the school hoidays twice a year. The expectation is to be able to read music and to have a musical instrument - brass, woodwind or percussion.
Ensemble and group playing is encouraged and concluding with a small concert in the band rooms on Friday.
Morning tea is provided.
Please contact Hoani Hawaikirangi:
021 0298 9009
Auckland NZCBA Festival 2019
The Bernard Watson Trophy
For ensemble group showing the best Festival Spirit
The award is a new one donated by Rosemary Johnson. She wanted to recognise adult musicians who were not receiving one of the major awards but for one reason or another gave the adjudicator the "feel good or tingle factor".
Mothers' Day Concert May 2019