Tenor horn on a mission

Addington Brass are proud to present Andy Williams as their feature soloist this year.

David Fiu – who?

David Fiu DipABRSM Music Direction Addington Brass is pleased to announce the appointment of David Fiu as Musical Director. Currently Deputy Bandmaster of the world renowned NZ Army Band and Bandmaster of CantNMWC regiment Band, David joins the… Read More

It is with great sadness

That we acknowledge the passing of Barrie Aldridge 1939 – 2012 Barrie represented New Zealand as a member of the 1962, 1974, 1980, 1985, 1989 and 1990 National Bands and remained a stalwart of Woolston Brass from 1961… Read More

AGM Presentations & Elections

Band Member of the Year: Grant Dempsey (chosen by band members) Most Improved Player: Pam Dempsey (chosen by the musical director) Patron: Hilary Muir Vice Patron: Dean Peter Beck President: Dave Christensen Vice Presidents: Neil Hansen, Ross Wise… Read More

Farewell to Phil

It was with great reluctance that our Musical Director, Phil Johnston, resigned from the position of Musical Director of Addington Brass to take up the conductors baton at the New Zealand Army Band. Congratulations Phil on your appointment… Read More

Successful Mission

Despite the traumatic year and the loss of our favourite venue, Addington Brass presented an outstanding City Mission concert on 25th November 2011 Rikki McDonnell was an outstanding guest soloist and raised the level of the concert to… Read More

Cathedral Brass

For many years Addington Brass has proudly moonlighted as Cathedral Brass and performed at significant events in the ChristChurch Cathedral in the Square. We have had the pleasure of providing the music for many occasions including the Antarctic… Read More

A bit about Brett

For 2010 Addington Brass are proud to present Brett Baker on trombone as our feature soloist. “Brett Baker is well established as one of the finest trombonists in Europe and has been described as being at the pinnacle… Read More

Another Mission

Christmas Mission 2010 We are preparing an exciting line up of Christmas music, both traditional arrangements and some old favourites presented in new ways with voice and brass. Again we are pleased to welcome Hilary Muir as our… Read More

Phil & Ern

On Sunday 21st February our Musical Director will put on one of his many other hats and perform at the 2010 Ern Keller Memorial “International Soloist of the Year” competition in Sydney. Phil was invited to be the… Read More