Next Concert: Willoughby Remembers

September 5, 2014  |  Share

Willoughby Band invites you to a concert of remembrance,
commemorating 100 years since the outbreak of WWI. 
In a musical tribute, we celebrate the gallant service men & women
of Australia, so many of whom made the ultimate sacrifice.

3pm, Sunday 9 November, 2014
The Zenith Theatre: Corner McIntosh and Railway Streets, Chatswood

Tickets available at the door.

Prices:

Adults $20
Concession $15
Children (U/16) $ 10
Family $50

Bunnings BBQ Funraiser

Bunnings BBQ Funraiser

May 4, 2014  |   |  Share

 

Thanks for everyone who helped out today with the BBQ. Big thanks to the Freemasons NSW for their support and help on the day. This has made a good start to our budget for uniforms.

Past Brassed Off!

Past Brassed Off!

April 28, 2014  |  Share

Join Willoughby Band under the baton of Mark Strykowski for a legendary tribute to the movie Brassed Off!

Enjoy hits from the unforgettable soundtrack including ‘Danny Boy’, William Tell Overture, Jerusalem, Land of Hope and Glory and many more…

3pm, Sunday 1 June, 2014
The Zenith Theatre: Corner McIntosh and Railway Streets, Chatswood

Tickets available now through Ticketek
Click here to book now

Prices:

Adults $20
Concession $15
Children (U/16) $ 10
Family $50

Previous Concert: Brass on Broadway

Previous Concert: Brass on Broadway

October 9, 2013  |  Share

Join Willoughby Band under the baton of Mark Strykowski on a brass fueled exploration of some of Broadways most memorable tunes.

3pm, Sunday 16 February, 2014
The Zenith Theatre: Corner McIntosh and Railway Streets, Chatswood

Tickets available at the door

Online ticket purchases available soon

Prices:

Adults $20
Concession $15
Children (U/16) $ 10
Family $50

NSW State Solo Competition

NSW State Solo Competition

June 30, 2013  |  Share

Some fantastic results from the 2013 NSW State Solos this year, with the Willoughby Quartet winning their section (Brian McGuiness, Mark Coleman, Jeff Ma, Gemma Ma) Jeff Ma coming in a very close 2nd in the Open Euphonium, Brian McGuiness coming 2nd in the Open Cornet, Heather Reid coming 3rd in the Open Flugel Horn, Luke Sandford winning the Open Baritone, Kelly McGuiness winning the Open French Horn, Liz Cooper winning the Junior (U/19) Cornet and Mark Coleman winning the Open Tenor Horn.

Mark then went on to win the Open Brass Champion of Champions! This is the third time Mark has won this prestigious event, congratulations Mark, and congratulations to all the soloist on the day.

Past Event: Youth Workshop

Past Event: Youth Workshop

May 6, 2013  |  Share
Lee Bracegirdle (conductor, composer and former Associate Principal Horn of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra) will lead an afternoon of brass music making.
Join fellow young brass musicians (ages 12-18) for tutorials, masterclasses and put on a concert performance all in a day!
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Date: Sunday 23th June 2013
Time: 1pm registration
Venue: Joe Ciantar Rehearsal Room
Cost: $10 Willoughby Band members, $15 non members (Membership is free)
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Time:  Registration at 1pm
Masterclass and Rehearsal 1:15pm to 6pm
Dinner is served to participants at 6pm
Free Concert at 7:30pm
Approximate End at 8pm
Contact us here if you have any questions: secretary@willoughby.com
Past Concert: Across the Pacific

Past Concert: Across the Pacific

May 2, 2013  |  Share

Join Willoughby Band under the baton of Mark Strykowski on an around-the-world journey to the New World where locals have been swept off their feet by the sounds of the traditional British Brass Band.

Let Willoughby’s very own multi-award winning brass ensemble guide you through an afternoon of music, from the spiritual tranquility of the South, to the ‘brass-tissimo-tastic’ extravagance of the North that forms the very essence of the United States of America.

This concert features state and national champion soloists from the senior band, as well as reigning NSW champion Willoughby Youth Band under the leadership of Brian McGuinness.

Featuring:
Bernstein – Candide Overture
Price – An American Tale
Sparke – Harmony Music

3pm, Sunday 16 June, 2013
The Zenith Theatre: Corner McIntosh and Railway Streets, Chatswood

Book tickets online here

Prices:

Adults $20
Concession $15
Children (U/16) $ 10
Family $50

Past Concert: Premiers in Brass

Past Concert: Premiers in Brass

March 1, 2013  |  Share

Join award winning Willoughby Band under the baton of Mark Strykowski for an exciting afternoon of premieres and classic British brass band music.

Marvel at the skill, energy and enthusiasm of reigning NSW state champion Willoughby Youth Band.

Come and feel the warmth and power that is unique to the texture of the traditional British brass band sound.

Featuring:
Scott – Selections from “The World Within” (Australian Premier)
Verdi – Overture “The Force of Destiny”

3pm, Sunday 17 March, 2013
The Zenith Theatre: Corner McIntosh and Railway Streets, Chatswood

How much: Adults: $20, Concessions/Students: $15, Children: $10, Family (2 Adults/2 Children) $60 (Additional fees and charges may apply)
Approximate Length: 2 hours including intermission.

2013 Concert Series Announced

January 23, 2013  |  Share

We are very excited to be able to announce that dates for our 2013 season
in the Zenith Theatre have been finalised:

Sunday 17 March 2013
Sunday 16 June 2013
Sunday 10 November 2013

Bookings – Zenith Theatre 9777 7547

Past Event: Carols in Willoughby Park

November 29, 2012  |   |  Share

A favourite family-friendly event, the Carols in Willoughby Park features Willoughby Band and Willoughby Symphony Choir.
Bring a picnic blanket, sing along and Santa might even make a special appearance!
Food, drinks and coffee will be available from a variety of stalls.
Gates open to the public from 6pm with entertainment starting at 7pm.

Start Date & Time: Saturday, 8 December 2012 7:00 pm
Address: Willoughby Park, Corner Warrane Rd and McClelland St, Willoughby
Cost: Free
Contact: Festival and Events Team on 9777 1000 or email events@willoughby.nsw.gov.au