A Night with The Champions

A Night with The Champions

The Pine Rivers State High School Band, conducted by Barrie Gott, celebrates the school’s 50th Year in a combined concert with the most accomplished Australian Brass ensemble of all time—The Brisbane Excelsior Band conducted by Howard Taylor.

The Brisbane Excelsior Band earned the right to call itself Champion Band through its success in competition at both National and International levels. It has been invited on several occasions to travel to Europe and has done so on two occasions and also represented Australia at the famous Chinese New Year celebrations in Hong Kong before a live audience of 400,000 and a television coverage of 180 million people.

This once in a lifetime opportunity should not be missed and it is all happening in the School Auditorium at the Pine Rivers State High School.

Where: Pine Rivers High School Auditorium
When: 28th March 2014
Time: 7pm sharp
Entry: Free

Remember its 170 seats only so be early. Refreshments served after the performance for a small fee.



2013 Windsor Brass – Botanic Gardens

2013 Windsor Brass – Botanic Gardens

Belmont Carols on the Oval

Belmont Carols on the Oval

Carindale Salvo’s present ‘BELMONT CAROLS ON THE OVAL’

*A free event to kick of the Christmas season*

The Salvation Army Carindale, in conjunction with Belmont State School, is set to once again present ‘Belmont Carols on the Oval’ in 2013. This annual event is to be held at Belmont State School Oval on Sunday 8th December. ‘Belmont Carols on the Oval’ is set to include special guests such as Blindside Quartet, Brisbane Excelsior Band, Adam Lopez and Iain Henderson, along with a fun filled sideshow alley, great food and a firework spectacular to end the night in style.

This year, ‘Belmont Carols on the Oval’ are proud to feature local artists and community groups as part of the pre-show entertainment line-up, starting at 5.00pm. This includes such local talent as Blindside Quartet, an emerging a-capella group from Brisbane, and the famous Brisbane Excelsior Band, the most successful brass band this country has ever seen. There will also be fun to be found for all ages in the sideshow alley boasting jumping castles, giant inflatable slides, market place, face painting, baby animal farm, BBQ, fairy floss and much more.

The night only gets better with the main Carols event starting at 7.00pm, featuring Adam Lopez (Guinness World Record Holder for largest vocal range), and young emerging Queensland Opera tenor Iain Henderson. Hear carols performed and played by The Carindale Salvation Army band and choir, and feel free to sing along. The night concludes with a cracker of a fireworks display!

This FREE event is open to all ages, so grab a picnic rug or chair, and get yourself down to the Belmont State School oval to enjoy a night of festive fun under the stars.


5:00pm – 8:30pm

Sunday 8 December 2013

Belmont State School Oval; Old Cleveland Road, CARINDALE, 4152

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Brass Fest 2013

Brass Fest 2013

BRASSFEST 2013 – Celebrating Australia’s best brass bands over two fantastic days!

When: 5th and 6th of October

Where: Concert Hall and Cascade Court, QPAC

Tickets: $35 Weekend Pass


A-Grade ‘Own Choice’ Competition, Concert Hall
$12.50 Adult
$7.50 Concession

Family entertainment, Cascade Court


A-Grade ‘Entertainment’ Competition, Concert Hall
$12.50 Adult
$7.50 Concession

Gala Concert and Awards Presentation, Concert Hall
$25.00 Adult
$15.00 Concession
$20.00 Groups of 8 or more

Book now at qpac.com.au or call 136 246


Stars of Brass and Voice

Stars of Brass and Voice

Date: 27th July 2013
Time: 7pm
Tickets: $10
Venue: Salvation Army Temple, Anne Street, Brisbane
Bookings: Tickets available at door or at http://www.trybooking.com/DEIA

Brisbane Excelsior – 2013 National Champions

Brisbane Excelsior – 2013 National Champions

Brisbane Excelsior under the musical direction of Howard Taylor, have claimed victory at the 2013 National Band Championships, held in Perth 29-31 March.

XLCR won the set Test (Devil and the Deep Blue Sea) and Stage March (ORB), and were placed second in both the Hymn (In this Quiet Moment) and Own Choice (Ancient Times).

Soloists Stuart Bent (trombone) and Louisa Lawless (flugel) won individual National titles.

Windsor Brass – Riverside Rocks Park

Windsor Brass – Riverside Rocks Park

A Centenary in Sound 1912 – 2012

A Centenary in Sound 1912 – 2012

As Brisbane Excelsior Band celebrates 100 years of music making, we invite you to join us for a special concert marking our historic milestone. Under the baton of Howard Taylor, the band will perform a collection of works reflecting on major world events that have provided the backdrop to the band’s wonderful history. Joined by Windsor Brass and special guest soloist Professor David King, this will truly be an experience not to be missed.

DATE Friday 9th November, 2012
TIME 7.15pm
TICKETS Adults $25; Concession (including students) $15
BOOKINGS www.trybooking.com/BZWF or at the door
VENUE The Tivoli, 52 Costin Street, Fortitude Valley

Video: Windsor at Moura Park Shorncliffe

Video: Windsor at Moura Park Shorncliffe

If I Didn’t Have You

Can You Guess the TV Theme?

Video: Windsor Concert with Redlands Shire Band

Video: Windsor Concert with Redlands Shire Band

Hey Ya ballad

Pumped Up Kicks

Zoot Suit Riot

A Little Prayer

La Califfa

Song of Ice and Fire

For the Love of a Princess

Grandfather’s Clock


Sing Sing Sing

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