2021 saw the concert band launch a major fundraising effort to purchase two new timpani. Previously operating on only half a set, it is delightful to now have the full range opening up pieces that were not possibly before. For those not in the know, timpani are a tune-able drums […]
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A mix of concert and jazz bands from nearby local communities, united in their desire to have fun whilst performing great live music @ Orewa Arts and Events Centre, Riverside Rd.
Following the success and demand for our main concert band, we are please to announce that this year we will be starting a novice band. This will be for beginner and lower-grade players (below grade 3) who aren’t quite ready to join the main band. Open to all wind and […]
We are excited to be doing our first concert since February! After a long break over covid19 lockdowns, and limits on gathering, we are really looking forward to be taking part in this event hosted by Matamata Brass. Come and listen to a variety of concert, wind and brass bands […]
Embracing the digital age, the Hibiscus Coast Concert Band has now gone digital thanks to a grant from the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board. With the purchase of a new iPad, we were able to digitize our scores allowing us to perform outside in windy conditions. With every piece of […]
The Hibiscus Coast Concert Band would like to extend its heartfelt thanks to the Lion Foundation and The Pelorus Trust, whom have both extended support to our band through the gift of two large grants. These grants of $4000 and $3500 respectively, have made it possible for us to purchase […]
The Hibiscus Coast Concert Band recently competed in the New Zealand Concert Band Festival held in Auckland, receiving a Silver Award. We performed a selection of pieces, selected both for their technical aspects as well as their swing and fun personality, which the band is known for. The line up […]
Combined concert featuring the Orewa College Concert Band and the Hibiscus Coast Concert Band. A variety of pieces and genres for enjoyment. Refreshments available for purchase on the night. All funds raised go to support the bands! Time: 7:30 pm, Saturday 30th June Location: Orewa College Events Centre, 76 Riverside […]
The Hibiscus Coast Concert Band is proud to add a new glockenspiel to our group. While members have their own brass and woodwind instruments, percussion is something that the band has to own. Adding our very own glock allows us to perform in concerts without having to borrow one off […]
Check out the Hibiscus Coast Concert Band in the Rodney Times! Read the full article here: >> Generations unite for music in community concert band This article follows our success at the National Concert Band Festival in Whangarei, where we came home with a silver award.