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The weather didn’t look promising when we arrived at Emu Park on Sunday for their markets.  The sun did come out, however, and the playout proceeded apace.
Our location was very central, adjacent to the hamburger stall, so we had a ready supply of onlookers.  Some clapped along, some sang along, and one  little girl even [...]

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After the Flood

Flood waters have now receded from the hall, however the memories linger. There are still large standing pools of water behind the hall, and also underneath.
Fortunately, water didn’t enter the hall at all, but there was still heaps to do to get the hall back into action. Mud was everywhere outside, so a small working [...]

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The current flooding situation over much of Queensland has affected our bandhall somewhat. Coincidentally, we also had problems with our website, and couldn’t update it for a while.
The band is currently in Christmas recess, however members still hold our regular bingo games, which provide the funds that keep the band going. With the bandhall now [...]

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At the band Christmas Party, held at the band hall in December, three new life members were presented with their certificates and medals.
The three, Nathaniel Fitzgerald-Hood, Keith Stock, and Len Sinnott, have been with the band for some time, and were given this honour in respect of their committed service to the band.
Nathaniel has played [...]

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For the final time this year, the band has performed at the Rockhampton Heritage Village Markets. As it was also the last markets before Christmas, the band performed sets of Christmas carols and songs, accompanied by a number of local vocalists.
Although the threat of rain was ever present throughout the day, it held off  just [...]

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A hot and humid day greeted us at St Pauls Anglican Cathedral, Rockhampton, for the 2010 Police Remembrance Day Service.
As usual, it is impossible to get a full band to the service, which we have attended for many years. This year, a group of our players gathered to participate.  As it is a church service, [...]

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Under blue winter skies, the band performed its annual engagement at the All Saints Fete in North Rockhampton.
The crowd enjoyed a varied selection of music, from the traditional marches to popular items. This was the final engagement with the band for our secretary, Madison, who will be leaving Rockhampton shortly to take up a new [...]

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Romy

Trombone

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Jess

Euphonium

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Nick

Tenor Horn

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