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The Rockhampton City Brass Band has hosted the first ABODA Qld (Australian Band and Orchestra Directors Association, Queensland) Rockhampton Hub conducting workshop.
A number of aspiring conductors from various organisations gathered at the band hall to take part in the event, with instruction being given by Lewes Peddell.
After the initial instruction had concluded, an ensemble drawn [...]

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It is with much regret that the band advises the passing of Life Member, Mr Ron Munns.
Ron was a talented musician who played bass with the band. He passed away at the age of 82.
The funeral for Mr Munns will be held on Saturday, April 24. Further details will be posted here when they come [...]

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The evening of Friday November 27 2009 was filled with brass music, as the band performed its annual Brass in the Cathedral concert at St Josephs Cathedral.
An audience of over 100 people were entertained by the band, soloists and an ensemble, with almost $300 being raised for the cathedral renovation appeal.
Soloists Nathaniel Fitzgerald-Hood and Megan [...]

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The band will be holding its annual Brass in the Cathedral concert on Friday November 27, 2009.
The venue is St Josephs Cathedral in Allenstown, commencing at 7.00pm. Entry is by a gold coin donation, which will go towards the cathedral renovation.
Soloists, an ensemble and the full brass band will be heard on the evening. Our [...]

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The band has once again taken part in Police Remembrance Day 2009. This year the service was held at the Salvation Army, North Rockhampton. We have participated in this ceremony for over 10 years now, despite it always being held on a weekday morning. Although it is impossible to have the whole band attend, we [...]

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The band has participated for a number of years at the Relay for Life, and this year has been no exception. We performed for almost 90 minutes on the oval of the Central Queensland University to support this cause, held each year by the Cancer Council of Australia. A varied program was performed prior to [...]

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Anzac Day 2009

Our players again marched in the 2009 Anzac Day Parade through the streets of Rockhampton. The band was in the past the band of the 42nd Battalion, and we are proud to continue our tradition of participating in this day of commemoration.

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The band attended the Rockhampton Railway Station in mid April to play for the arrival of the commemorative Q150 steam train, celebrating the 150th anniversary of the state of Queensland. A large crowd enjoyed the music and the atmosphere.

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