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.
A Christmas Festival
Saturday 14 December 2019, 2:00pm
St. Mary of the Angels, Wellington
With the Bach Choir of Wellington
J.S. Bach, Chorale from BWV140 Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
J.S. Bach, Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring BWV147 (with brass)
Pinkham, Christmas Cantata (with brass)
Mews, A New Zealand Christmas
Sweelinck, Hodie Christus Natus Est
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on Christmas Carols