All the proceeds from this performance will be donated to The Salvation Army Earthquake Appeal.
The Trusts Waitakere Brass has close ties with the Garden City with a number of their players being based in Christchurch at the time of the disaster and many others who have family and friends in the region. "The Band members wanted to help and donating the proceeds from this concert was the best way we knew how to do that as a group - it's our way of giving back to a city that means so much to so many of our members and supporters," said Musical Director, Steven Booth.
The concert, will be an evening of fine brass band music which promises to have something for everyone. As the name suggest the program will comprise of pieces requested by audience members. Highlights will include performances by Fendal Hill, New Zealand Soprano Cornet Champion, and a cornet solo lament, 'Someone Cares', by Salvation Army Band cornet player Kieth Patey as a mark of respect to those who have lost their lives in Christchurch.
The Trust's Waitakere Brass Band invite you to join them for a brass concert with a difference! Why is this concert different? Because you, the audience, get to choose the programme! How cool is that...
This is a new addition to the band's annual concert series but one we are sure will become a popular feature. The Trust's Waitakere Brass Band are one of New Zealand's finest brass bands and they could be playing YOUR favourite piece at what promises to be a fantastic concert.
Invitations are open for ticket holders to email the band and request a piece of music to be played on the night. It could be a brass classic, a movie theme or a Broadway showstopper... the choice is yours. Maybe you could dedicate your request to a loved one just email us and we will see what we can do. There will be a limit to the number of pieces we can accommodate in the time allowed so email us as soon as possible. The band have an extensive music library and we will endeavour to play as many requested pieces on the night subject to the sheet music being available in brass format for the band to play.
What are you waiting for? Book your tickets today and then email your request to be in with a chance of hearing your favourite piece being performed in style by a full brass band just for you!