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Town Hall Series

Touring, Levin

12 October 2019, 7.30pm
Salvation Army Citadel, Levin

Wellington Brass Band welcomes the return of Musical Director David Bremner with a concert series of classic and favourite brass music.

Featuring repertoire found in past Wellington Brass success stories, contests and concerts, with some lighter international arrangements.

This concert programme features it all!

Champion Brass

Saturday 26 October 2019, 7:30pm
Salvation Army Citadel, Vivian Street

Wellington Brass recently won the 2019 New Zealand Brass Band Championship extending its dominance of the New Zealand Brass Band scene having won 6 of the last 7 years.

Champion Brass features a diverse mix of epic works such as Leslie Condon’s Call of the Righteous, music by Rimsky-Korsakov and Chick Corea, and solos from euphonium virtuoso Steve Miles. Steve is a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music and has gone on to hold principal positions with some of the world’s finest brass bands including; Black Dyke, Brighouse and Rastrick, Williams Fairey, and the National Brass Band of New Zealand. Steve is currently head of performing arts at McLeans College in Auckland and performs as principal euphonium with Woolston Brass.

Wellington Brass have built a reputation for stunning live performances and a sound like no other. Experience the power, passion, and excitement as we celebrate in style at Champion Brass.

Past Events


major works for brass band

featuring Chicago Brass Band, Wellington Brass Band, Trust Porirua City Brass, Hutt City Brass


Wellington Brass Band as Das Steinbenders!

February 23rd-24th 2019
München Haus, Queens Wharf

Craft Bier, Bratwürst, Bands!

Buzzing Brass Prize Giving Concert

Presented by Byron Newton, Adjudicated by David Bremner

December 9th 2018
Wellington Brass Rehearsal Rooms

Solo Performances
Bee-giners Band Performance
Youth Band Performance

A Very Welly Christmas

Saturday 24 November 2018
Conductor: Matthew Stein
Soprano: Barbara Graham

Each year Wellington Brass joins the Christmas festivities around the community bringing christmas joy!

Suzume Youth Band of Japan with WBB

Saturday 25 August 2018
Wellington City Salvation Army Citadel
Conductor: Matthew Stein
Wellington Brass Band

Suzume Youth Brass Band
Conductor: Mr Teruo Yabuuchi

Latitude - Pre Contest Concert

Sunday 8 July 2018
Conductor: Nigel Seaman
Wellington Brass Band, featuring Buzzing Brass Wellington Youth Band

Open Rehearsal

Monday 26th March 2018
Te Whaea: National Dance and Drama Centre
Conductor: Nigel Seaman, Cornet Soloist Kyle Lawson

Sheona White in Concert

Saturday 22 July 2017
Te Whaea: National Dance and Drama Centre
Conductor: Chris Clark. Soloist: Sheona White
The Voice of Tenor Horn

Carols & Brass

Saturday 17th December
Sacred Heart Cathedral
Bach Choir - Peter de Blois

The Armed Man - Armistice Day Commemoration Service

Sunday 13th November 2016St. Matthew's Church Masterton
Musical Director: David Bremner.  Wairarapa Singers: Angie Cook
An Armistice Day commemoration service with the Wairarapa Singers.
A Mass for Peace, The Armed Man is a powerful and compelling choral account of descent into, and the terrible consequences of war. Commissioned for the millenium by Britain's Royal Armouries Museum, and written by Welsh composer Karl Jenkins.
In our last performance for 2016, we  perform adaptions of this compelling dedication for band and choir. 

British Open Tour Concert

28th August 2016
Te Whaea National Dance and Drama Centre
Musical Director: David Bremner
Featuring the Peter Grahams 'The Triumph of Time', and soloists from within Wellington Brass

Open Rehearsal

11th July 2016
Ngaio Band Room
Musical Director: David Bremner
Featuring the 'Triumph of Time'- Peter Graham, 'Of Distant Memories'- Edward Gregson and Hymn on 'Lavenham'- Geoffrey Nobes


Home and Away

12th May 2016
Musical Director: David Bremner
Bass Trombone Soloist: Shannon Pittaway
St. Johns in the City
Featuring music of NZ, and the Paul Sarcich Concerto for Bass Trombone (NZ Premiere)