Northern defend title at Latrobe Valley Eisteddfod

Northern defend title at Latrobe Valley Eisteddfod

For the second year in a row, Northern Brass has returned victorious from the Latrobe Valley Eisteddfod. The annual competition was held in Traralgon on the 16th of September. Northern’s attendance this year marked the first performance with new musical director, Marc Nethercot. The band presented a rather traditional program, featuring old favourites “A Moorside Suite” and “Florentine March” alongside a much newer arrangement of […]

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Preston win at the VBL State Band Championships

Preston win at the VBL State Band Championships

Preston has regained the Victorian State Championship trophy after their win in the A Grade competition. The state championships were held at Founders Hall in Ballarat on the 18th of August. Fresh off their trip to New Zealand, Preston put in a solid performance of all pieces to claim the win over Kew Band Melbourne. The contest was very tight, with the adjudicator expressing that […]

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Darebin Players Shine at the VBL State Solo and Ensemble Championships

Darebin Players Shine at the VBL State Solo and Ensemble Championships

Darebin players put on a show at the VBL State Solo and Ensemble Championships. Held on the 28th of July, the championships brought together some of the best solo players from across the state. Darebin was well-represented across a range of sections, with players from Preston, Northern and Jack’s Juniors taking part. As an organisation, we are very proud of all of our participating members. […]

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