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ABA Contest 2019

ABA Contest 2019

Come and hear an array of brass bands from throughout Auckland compete in the annual ABA Band contest. You will hear some of the top NZ bands ...

National Contest 2019

National Contest 2019

  The Waitakere Auckland Brass Band is heading off to Hamilton for the Annual Brass Band National Championships. We need one last run through of ...

Waitakere Soloists bring home the silverware - ABA Solo Contest

Waitakere Soloists bring home the silverware - ABA Solo Contest

The ABA Solo’s saw our band once again get incredible successes. A special mention to Steven Booth, not only did he win the Championship Slow Melody and Not Slow, adjudicator Gary Bilton, but also gave his first 100 score for Steven’s performance in the Slow Melody Championship. Incredible playing!

Singer, Paul Ross, entertains at annual Jazz Mania Concert.

Singer, Paul Ross, entertains at annual Jazz Mania Concert.

Waitakere Auckland Brass Band showcased their versatility at the popular Jazz Mania Concert this weekend. More big band and swing rather than traditional brass for this annual event. Read on for more >>>>>

Hospice Waiheke Homecare Xmas Concert

Hospice Waiheke Homecare Xmas Concert

Waiheke Island is a haven of beautiful vineyards, olive groves, beaches and brass bands. Well ...... one brass band .... us ..... when we take to the water in December!

Is it too early to say the C word?

Is it too early to say the C word?

Waitakere Auckland Brass and City of Sails Barbershop Chorus are coming to Green Bay for an afternoon of Christmas classics to welcome in the holiday season. We have 9 sparkling reasons why you need to book your tickets. Read all about it here. 

Proms At The Playhouse

Proms At The Playhouse

This concert celebrated everything British and royal. The Playhouse Theatre in Glen Eden was decked out with union jack bunting and balloons to welcome our audience in style.

Calling All Brass Students

Calling All Brass Students

Calling all Students! Are you moving to Auckland for University? Looking for a band to join? Look no further than Waitakere Auckland Brass.

Instagram + Eventbrite Partnership was music to our ears.

Instagram + Eventbrite Partnership was music to our ears.

When our supporters visit the Waitakere Auckland Brass Instagram page, they are now able to buy tickets for all our concerts without leaving the Instagram app. Read more here >>>>

Support our Kids with The Warehouse – Bags for Good!

Support our Kids with The Warehouse – Bags for Good!

We had some good news recently when our Academy Band along with two other local community groups/charities have been selected to participate in the Bags for Good initiative at The Warehouse in New Lynn .......... click for more >>>>

Facebook Post leads to a chance meeting with Prime Minister

Facebook Post leads to a chance meeting with Prime Minister

"Anyone know any local musicians?" was the question posted on a local Facebook page. Read more to find out what happened next .........

Taylor at the helm for 2018 Contest

Taylor at the helm for 2018 Contest

Howard Taylor M.Mus is fast becoming one of the most successful conductors in the history of brass banding in the Southern Hemisphere. It’s no wonder we are thrilled to have him this side of the ditch once again to prepare the band for the NZ National Championships later this month.