The World According to Brass

The World According to Brass

Enjoy the beautiful surrounds of the Brisbane Riverstage as some of Australia’s finest brass musicians join jazz virtuoso James Morrison for a one-night only musical extravaganza.

The World According to Brass presents our state’s finest talent and celebrates the many cultures that have influenced the world of brass music.

This free concert will showcase our finest brass bands including Brisbane Brass, Brisbane Excelsior Band, South Brisbane Federal Band, Queensland Highlanders and Queensland Irish Association Pipe Band. It will also feature guest vocalists from the Queensland Choir and Queensland Conservatorium’s Big Band – The Con Artists with Elly Hoyt and soloists Chrislyn Hamilton and Jessie Johnson.


Queensland Choir Conductor: Howard Taylor
Musical Director: Stephen Newcomb
Special guest: James Morrison
Brisbane Brass
Brisbane Excelsior Band
South Brisbane Federal Band
Queensland Highlanders
Queensland Irish Association Pipe Band
Queensland Choir
Queensland Conservatorium’s Big Band



Free entry event, no bookings required
Bring your own picnic, chair and blanket
We recommend you catch public transport to this event. For information visit or call 13 12 30 

Brass in Bundy

Brass in Bundy

October will see the band making a trip up to Bundaberg for a weekend to take workshops and perform a concert. Invited and hosted by our northern friends the Bundaberg Municipal Band, we are looking forward to heading up there and putting on a good show! With a few old Bundy Boys in the band, some great memories will be relived as well as some new ones made!

Book your place at the workshops and concert via the links below.


Brisbane Excelsior Band and Bundaberg Municipal Band present – Brass in Bundy


October 4th – Public workshop 2-4pm

Shalom Performing arts Centre, Shalom College campus, 9 Fitzgerald St, Bundaberg QLD, Australia

Come join the Cream of Australian musical talent in a fun filled public workshop. If you have ever wanted to toot on a tuba or play with a trombone, now is your chance to unleash your inner musical talent. For the more experienced players, time to get some Pro tips from the best. Planned to be fun and educational suitable for all ages 10+.

Book a place in the public workshops

October 4th – Gala concert 7-9pm

Shalom Performing arts Centre, Shalom College campus, 9 Fitzgerald St, Bundaberg QLD, Australia

Brisbane Excelsior band and Bundaberg municipal band presents – Brass in Bundy. Come and listen in Awe at the awesome power of Brass! Australia’s Top Brass Band have been invited to showcase their talent in a Concert not to be missed. If you have ever liked brass music or the movie “Brassed Off” you will be spellbound as you are immersed in the Best Brass music you can hear in Australia!

$32 – Adults
$28 – Student/Concession
Book concert tickets: