Come down to the Palmerston North City Library this Saturday 23rd June 2018 where Feilding Brass will take part in Fête De La Musique 2018 , in an afternoon of French culture.
Every year since 1982, French people gather in the streets of the country to enjoy free concerts and celebrate the arrival of summer. This year again Palmerston North Library want to share this event, an important part of the French culture, with you!
During the afternoon, you will enjoy a wide range of musical genres: from classical music to pop, rock, folk or jazz… There will be something for everyone! And to finish the day in a great atmosphere, Julia Paul, from The Voice France, and her two musicians will be entertaining us with their New Caldonian future soul music!
Feilding Brass will be performing at 4.50pm.
Look forward to seeing you there.
At Feilding Brass Training Band practise tonight, we welcomed back Alistair on cornet.
Alistair started with the training band some time ago, and then had a break. Now he has returned to carry on his learning and playing with the Training Band.
He has shown us that age is no barrier when learning a musical instrument.
If you would like to join our Training band or know more about it, click on the Training Band tab above and make contact with Catherine.
Today was a spectacular day full of music from many ages and talents at Feilding Civic Centre from 10am to 4pm.
The performing bands were:
PNBHS Concert Band – GOLD
PNGHS Swingle Ladies – SILVER
PNBHS Stage Band – GOLD
FAHS Big Band – SILVER
PNGHS Concert Band – BRONZE
Deco Bay Brass – Guest Band
Porirua Youth Brass – SILVER
Bay Cities Symphonic Band – GOLD
Manawatu Concert Band – GOLD
Palmerston North Brass – GOLD
Feilding Brass – SILVER
Most Entertaining: Palmerston North Brass
Best Soloist: Joe Inman – Palmerston North Brass
With a diverse group of musicians, the adjudicator was most impressed with all performances.
We look forward to 2019 Feilding Festival of Bands.
Click on Gallery tab to see a few photos from the afternoon performances.
Coming up on Sunday 17th June 2018, is Feilding Brass’ annual Feilding Festival of Bands held all day at the Feilding Civic Centre.
The Feilding Festival of Bands is an annual contest for brass, wind, and school bands. The contest does not score or rank bands, but awards them Gold, Silver, or Bronze based on how well they perform the music they have chosen. In addition there are four special awards for the festival:
Most Entertaining Program and runner-up which are awarded to the two bands which provide the greatest audience appeal on the day.
Best Soloist and runner-up. In order to be considered for a solo award the soloist must feature for the majority of a piece. The soloist chosen may be instrumental or vocal.
Bands performing, and times to be added soon.
For more information, click on the “Feilding Festival of Bands 2018” tab above.
Please click on FFOB 2018 tab to see the update for the festival and order of bands.
This year, the Feilding Brass End of Year Concert in November, is going to be a matinee concert held at the Feilding Civic Centre at the new time of 2pm.
Historically we have had it in the evening, but this year we think a matinee concert is going to be awesome, and we look forward to seeing you all there.
Feilding Brass Training band starts up again on Monday 30th April 2018 from 5-6pm at the Feilding Brass Bandroom.
Come along and have a look, and learn all about reading music, playing a brass instrument and percussion.
For further information, contact Catherine Duxfield on 06 326 9403 or click on the “Training Band” tab above.