|21 December 1998|
Press Lunchtime Concert
The Western Australian Combined Districts Concert Band
12pm to 1.30pm, Friday 8 January 1999, Cathedral Square
The first of the SummerTimes festivals Press Lunchtime Concerts will feature some special guests from Australia.
The Western Australian Combined Districts Concert Band has been the A Grade champion concert band in Western Australia for the past four years. The group touring New Zealand in early 1999 consists of 36 musicians ranging in age from 12 to 24.
The band has three performance styles: a concert performance, a standing static performance and a marching band for street parades. Their extensive repertoire includes show tunes, marches, classical pieces and some original compositions.
Major Ian Milne is the bands Musical Director. A former Australian Army Band Corps Officer, he has over 35 years extensive musical experience, having performed and conducted all over Australia and overseas as a professional musician.
For further information contact the SummerTimes Publicity Co-ordinator,
Katie Macbeth, on (03) 941 8495,
or check the website at www.summertimes.org.nz