PROGRAMME . GOLDFIELDS BRASS BAND (Supported by Esperance Citizens Band) GERALDTON CITY BAND I Will Follow Him – feature for trombones and flugelhorn Mission Impossible Stole/Roma/Plante, Arr. Goff Richards Lalo Schiffen, Arr. Alan Fernie I Don’t Know How to Love Him From the Rock Opera „Jesus Christ Superstar‟ Something Stupid Tenor Horn solo – Soloist: Janet Ross Carson Parks, Arr. Alan Fernie Andrew Lloyd-Webber, Arr. J Graham Walker On My Own – Vocalist: Emma Sorensen The Old Folks at Home Michel Schonberg, Arr. Darrol Barry JA Greenwood Music for Drums – Soloist: Kyle Watts A Neil Diamond Medley Luc Gistel Arr. Lyle W Lockington The Gladiator Hans Zimmer, Arr. John Wassen (Adapt. B Underwood) Interlude by Eastern Goldfields Highland Pipe Band Interlude by Eastern Goldfields Highland Pipe Band CHALLENGE BRASS BAND (Supported by Southern Brass) Fanfare and Flourishes for a festive occasion CANNING CITY BRASS BAND James Curnow Strike up the Band Yellow Mountains G Gerswin, Arr. Goff Richards Jacob de Haan Hey Jude - Horn Feature – Soloists: Jeannette Taylor (Flugel Horn) Reg Post Horn Galop Buchanan, Andrew Symons, Nan Thomas, Stan Young (Tenor Horns) Koenig John Lennon & Paul McCartney, Arr. D Broadbent (Is This the Way to) Amarillo New York New York Neil Sedaka/Greenfield, Arr. Richard Read Fred Ebb, Arr. Goff Richards Helter Skelter - Xylophone Solo - Hayley Wiegmink Interlude by Eastern Goldfields Highland Pipe Band W Lemon, Arr. R Woodfiel Funiculi Funicula - Vocal Solo - Martin Clare BUSSELTON SHIRE BRASS BAND Arr. Fred Rooke Pasadena Nessum Dorma - Vocal Solo - Martin Clare Jacob de Haan Arr. Fred Rooke Classical Canon Macarthur Park Andre Waignein Jim Webb, Arr. Alan Fernie Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Kaye/Prince, Arr. Ray Woodfield Interlude by Eastern Goldfields Highland Pipe Band One Moment in Time Hammond & Bettis, Arr. Frank Bernaerts Grand Finale – MASSED BRASS BANDS – Conducted by Mr Fred Rooke Great Western Themes Tom Jones in Concert Arr. Darrol Barry Arr. Frank Bernaerts Barnard Castle Seventy Six Trombones Meredith Willson, Arr. WJ Duthoit Interlude by Eastern Goldfields Highland Pipe Band COMBINED PIPES AND BRASS Highland Cathedral ABOUT THE BANDS The St Barbara’s Festival Committee in conjunction with the Goldfields Brass Band present . . the GOLDFIELDS BRASS BAND This community band was founded by the late Mr Fred Asher in 1963, starting out as the Boulder Primary School Band. As member ship varied over the years, the name was changed to the Boulder Council Youth Band, Boulder Council Brass Band and finally the Goldfields Brass Band. The present conductor, Sherril Ball, was one of the founding members and continues to devote her services to the Band, 40 years on. The Band entertains at most goldfields community events and has competed successfully at the state band championships. Youth training has continued to be a priority for the band. For more information please contact the Secretary on 0438 273 092. ESPERANCE BRASS BAND The band has entertained Esperance and surrounding communities for almost 40 years under the title of Esperance Citizens‟ Band. Recently, the Band adopted both a new name and new uniform and now performs as the Esperance Brass Band. Boasting a membershi p of about 24, EBB is comprised of an even mix of male and females, and youth, adult and senior members. The Band fosters the development of musical abilities in people of all ages and contributes greatly to the success of many community events. These include Anzac Day, The Esperance Show, Blessing of the Fleet, Pensioners Christmas Dinner and several Carols by Candlelight events. The Band is proudly sponsored by the Esperance Shire Council and professionally led by Bandmaster, Laurie Palmer. CHALLENGE BRASS BAND The Challenge Brass Band was created in 1987 by Mr Peter Tuck OAM Cit WA. It is Brass Band consisting of All Brass Instruments and Percussion. It was designed for people with disabilities and able bodied Musicians to take up ''The Challenge'' and try something they thought they might not be able to do and have fun while doing it! If you would like further information on the band please visit our website at www.challengebrassband.org.au or phone Peter Tuck on 9405 1589. SOUTHERN BRASS This band was originally formed as a training band for Victoria Park Brass. They have since developed into a stand alone band, whilst retaining their original purpose as a training band. Ages range from 8 to 75. The band has participated in its own right in t he Perth Anzac parade, and joined with other bands for the Christmas Pageant. They have undertaken trips to the country and entertained at aged care facilities, and have contested at the State Band Championships for the past two years. BUSSELTON SHIRE BRASS BAND The Busselton Shire Brass Band has been in existence for close to 150 years, making it one of the oldest brass bands in Western Australia. The Band competes each year in the “Queen‟s Cup” competition, which is specifically for South West Brass Bands, and over the last 5 or 6 years, we have competed successfully in the State Championships. However, the highlight was in 1998, when we travelled to Melbourne to compete in the National Brass Band Championships, where we finished 3 rd over all and won the street marching contest for Saturday 6th December 4:00pm our grade. The band has also travelled to Busselton‟s sister city of Sugito in Japan, as part of the sister city exchange, and previously to Kalgoorlie-Boulder. For further information please contact Barry Jeffrey (9754 1811 wk, 9752 4443 ah), or Dianne Guthrie (9752 1408 ah). GERALDTON CITY BAND The Geraldton City Band is made up of volunteers from the Geraldton community who have, as a common bond, the enjoyment of pl aying brass band music. Ages range from 13 to 80! Highlights of the past year have included a trip to Perth for the annual State Band Contest and participation in the Sunshine Festival combined with friends from Canning City Band. Geraldton City Band has strong ties with the Morawa community band and a number of players currently in the band have come from that district. The Geraldton City Band performs a Centennial Park diverse repertoire of music from the traditional march and hymn tunes to more modern and jazz type pieces. The band is run by a dedicated and hard working Board of Directors under the presidency of Mary van de Wyngaard. CANNING CITY BRASS BAND Canning City Brass Band (CCBB) is a Perth based community brass band sponsored by the City of Canning. Formed in 1974, CCBB has a distinguished record both to the community and in competition. CCBB has entertained audiences all over Western Australia and in 1986 Great Eastern Highway, Kalgoorlie made its first interstate trip to compete in the Australian National Band Championships. CCBB has now performed in South Australia, Queensland, Tasmania, New South Wales and Victoria. To learn more about CCBB please visit our website at www.canningcitybrass.com or phone 0500 555 977. EASTERN GOLDFIELDS HIGHLAND PIPE BAND The Eastern Goldfields Highland Pipe Band is another regular feature at most Goldfields community events. This weekend they have combined with and supported the Brass Band contingent adding yet another dimension to the band music. Founded in 1932, the EGHPB currently has about 12 playing members, whose ages range from 13 to 62. The band rehearses from 7pm each Wednesday at the Caledonian Hall in Brookman Street. Tuition is free and instruments and uniforms are provided. For further information please contact Linda on 9026 7201 or 0408 909 219. CAPTAIN F.J.ROOKE AABC (Retd) FTCL LTCL MIMT - Massed Bands Conductor Captain Fredrick Rooke began his music career at John Curtin High School cadet band prior to his enlistment in the Australian Army in 1962 as apprentice musician. During his training, he distinguished himself by being awarded two bronze medals for academic achievement and the top honour of the school, the Gullidge Medal for the most outstanding solider-musician of the graduating class. After Graduating with honours he was posted to the Royal Military College Band in Canberra. After postings in Brisbane, Townsville (where he was the Bandmaster of the band of The First Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment), Wagga Wagga, Perth and Melbourne, Captain Rooke was then appointed as Senior Instructor of the Trainee Musician Wing of the Army school of Music. In 1983 he was appointed Officer in Command/ Music Director of the Band of the 5 th Military District in Perth. On retirement from the Army Captain Rooke commenced teaching brass at Trinity College and John XXIII College in Perth. Then a four year term as Head of music at Scared Heart College, Sorrento. Currently Captain Rooke is Head of Music at Star of the Sea Primary school located in Rockingham. Fred has been associ ated With thanks to the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder and MC Irene Montefiore. with City of Canning Brass band for eighteen years as a player and arranger. He was appointed music director in 1995, and tonight‟s concert will be his final official engagement before retiring.
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