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2012 NSW State Band Championships

2012 NSW State Band Championships

Waratah Brass was excited to compete in the NSW Band Championships held at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Penrith, NSW on Saturday 25th August, 2012.  After missing the competition the last few years, it ...
Waratah Brass Soloists Excel

Waratah Brass Soloists Excel

While we usually bring you news of the band as a whole, this time we’re featuring some of our talented and dedicated players who choose to test their mettle against other Australian brass players competing ...
Review: Waratah Brass Presents ‘Brass with Class’

Review: Waratah Brass Presents ‘Brass with Class’

Brass with Class: Lake Macquarie Performing Arts Centre, Warners Bay Waratah Brass (Assistant Musical Director Mr Rowan Taylor) Sunday 8th July 2012 is a day to remember in the concert life of this group of ...
Waratah Brass Wins 2012 East Coast of Australia Band Championships

Waratah Brass Wins 2012 East Coast of Australia Band Championships

Securing their position as the Hunter’s Premier Brass Band, Waratah Brass won top honors in their section in both the East Coast of Australia Band Championships and the Festival of the Bands competitions held at ...
Review: “East Coast of Australia” Band Championships and “Festival of the Bands” Entertainment Contest

Review: “East Coast of Australia” Band Championships and “Festival of the Bands” Entertainment Contest

Waratah Brass shine in the “East Coast of Australia” Band Championships and “Festival of the Bands” Entertainment Contest Sunday 10 June 2012 Newcastle City Hall ————————— In a day that had been long awaited musicians ...
Review: Waratah Brass Presents ‘World of Brass’

Review: Waratah Brass Presents ‘World of Brass’

World of Brass: Lake Macquarie Performing Arts Centre, Warners Bay Waratah Brass in Concert with Guest Conductor Mr Ron Prussing Memorial Performance for the late Ron Grice, Musical Director and Cornetist ———————————————————————————————— There is a ...
In Memoriam: Ron Grice

In Memoriam: Ron Grice

Waratah Brass is extremely sad to convey the news of the passing of Ron Grice.  Ron passed away on 23rd February 2012, aged 71 years.  Our deepest sympathy goes out to Elizabeth, Paul, Stephen and ...
Review: Waratah Brass Presents ‘Band in Bits’

Review: Waratah Brass Presents ‘Band in Bits’

Band in Bits:  Lake Macquarie Performing Arts Centre, Warners Bay Waratah Brass (Steven English) Review by GSM —————————————————————————————————————– Entering the Performing Arts Centre one could hear and feel a sense of anticipation for this concert ...

Review: The Three Waratah’s: 15th Anniversary Concert Newcastle City Hall

The Three Waratah’s: 15th Anniversary Concert Newcastle City Hall Featuring: Waratah Brass, Waratah Girls Choir and Waratah Male Voice Choir In the presence of Lord Mayor Councillor Mr John Tate and Lady Mayoress Mrs Cathy ...
Review: Waratah Brass Presents ‘In the Groove’

Review: Waratah Brass Presents ‘In the Groove’

In the Groove:  Lake Macquarie Performing Arts Centre, Warners Bay Waratah Brass (Steven English) Guest Performer: Ms Carol Irving, B. Mus. Ed, Clarinetist/ Saxophonist —————————————————————————————————————– Brass bands are generally far removed from reed instruments and ...