Wellington Brass Band Inc

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Wellington Brass Band is committed to bringing quality brass band music and teaching to the Wellington Community.

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By supporting Wellington Brass Band Incorporated you will help us provide:

- Educational opportunities to young brass players

- Compete at the highest level both nationally and internationally

- Ensure that Brass Bands continue to have a place in contemporary society

Please give generously as every little bit helps us achieve our yearly goals.

Our current projects include:

Soundproofing our band rooms (to protect our hearing)

A comprehensive maintenance and refurbishment programme for our instruments and equipment

Upgrading the uniforms of all our bands (Premier, Concert, Youth, Development, Steinbenders etc)

Retaining quality and supportive musical leadership within our organisation

Competing at the highest levels of brass banding

More about us

Wellington Brass Band Incorporated is a not-for-profit charitable organisation providing quality, professional musical alternatives to the public of the Greater Wellington Region.

We are home to the Champion Band of New Zealand, Capital Brass Band, Wellington Youth Brass and the Steinbenders (Wellingtons Premier Bavarian Band). We were established in 1905 as part of the Tramways band and have enjoyed a long and successful heritage of music in Wellington ever since.

We have produced many fine players over the years, who have have gone on to successful careers as performers, conductors and composers.

Our goals are:

To promote brass banding in the Wellington Community

To positively contribute to the Brass Band movement in New Zealand and Internationally

To provide quality musical alternatives to the youth of the Greater Wellington Region

To perform to the highest standard possible, and be a source of great pride for Wellington

To compete at the highest level of banding, with dedication, commitment and flair

Wellington Brass could not survive without the generosity of its sponsors and the New Zealand public. We thank you for your continued support and for helping us to grow as an organisation.

Latest update

British Open  26 December 2015

Posted by: Wellington Brass Band Inc

Wellington Brass Band is thrilled to announce that we have been invited to attend the 2016 British Open. This is one of the most prestigious Brass Band events in the world and a once in a lifetime opportunity for most of our members.

In order to get there, we need to raise $200,000. This will help us cover the costs of flights, accommodation, contest fees and transport.

Please donate and help get us to the British Open 2016.

Keep checking social media for updates on our progress to the contest.

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Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 09 Dec 2020
We were at TePapa Sunday 5/12 and really enjoyed the playing of the xmas carols
Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 28 Aug 2016
Owen and Sandra
Owen and Sandra on 09 Aug 2016
We wish you all the best of luck at the British Open - I know you will do us proud.
Richard Keller
Richard Keller on 27 Feb 2016
Donation especially to help with trip to UK.
David Thornton
David Thornton on 22 Dec 2015
Best wishes for your fundraising and it'll be great to see you at the British Open 2016!!!!!!

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