Cathedral Brass

A selection of classical music to please every listener. From Holst to Rimsky-Korsakov, Berlioz to Tchaikovsky. Feature soloist is Sarah Wilson, Trumpet CSO, playing the famous Arutjunjan Trumpet Concerto.

Festive Fusion with a mission

The charity for this year’s concert is the Christchurch City Mission. All profit from the concert will be donated to help the Christchurch City Mission continue to support those less fortunate in our city. Christmas is a busy… Read More

Kevin – champion of the world

Featured soloist at this year’s Christmas concert is Kevin Hickman current New Zealand Champion of Champions and principle cornet of Woolston Brass. Kevin started playing the cornet at the age of 9 in the Feilding Brass Band. At… Read More

Excellent percussion

It is always great to see our young musicians performing. Emma Powell undertook a challenging exam performing four different pieces on three percussion instruments (kit, timpani and marimba), in front of a good sized crowd and an examiner…. Read More

Another win! Provincial Champions

Addington has added to its collection of trophies with a win at the Canterbury Provincial Championships held in Christchurch. The contest consisted of three events: The Street March (Held in the Botanical Gardens!) The Hymn and Own Choice… Read More

Concert Review

Addington Brass in Christchurch Cathedral Friday July 22nd at 7.30 pm Conductor: Iaan J Wilson , Trumpet Soloist:Sarah Wilson , Compeer: Owen Meluish. Reviewed by Barry Brinson. In its alter ego as Cathedral Brass, the band has several… Read More

2006 B Grade Champions!

First place in the own choice secured our place as the aggregrate winner of the 2006 B Grade Championships held in Dunedin. A second placing (by one point) in the test and a close third in the hymn…. Read More

A Walk down Memory Lane

Addington Brass and Woolston Brass, James Hay Theatre, Christchurch Town Hall, New Zealand, Sunday 9th April, 2006. It was indeed a walk down Memory Lane, this concert by Addington Brass and Woolston Brass, honouring Dave Christensen, Life Member… Read More

A walk down memory lane

When this concert was first suggested to Dave, he, in his typical unassuming manner, said he didn’t want any fuss. Well the members of the band thought a “fuss” was appropriate as a thankyou for all the years… Read More

Review from 4 bars rest – england

Brass Opus Goteborg Brass, New Zealand Community Trust Woolston Brass, Addington Brass Guest Soloist: Richard Marshall Christchurch Town Hall New Zealand Sunday 19th March Excerpts from the full review. (to read the full review go here.) Richard Marshall… Read More