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KBB Music Festival 2018


Thu 9 Aug 2018, 9:30am–9:00pm
Fri 10 Aug 2018, 9:30am–4:00pm
Fri 10 Aug 2018, 8:30pm–9:30pm
Sat 11 Aug 2018, 2:30pm–5:00pm
Sat 11 Aug 2018, 6:30pm–9:00pm

Where: Holy Trinity Cathedral, Cnr Parnell Rd & St Stephen's Ave, Parnell, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Listed by: KBBMusic

Since 1983, the KBB Music Festival has been showcasing the best in secondary school orchestras, concert bands and stage bands in Auckland.

From the small numbers in the original Auckland Secondary Schools Band and Orchestra Festival, the KBB Music Festival has now grown to see over 130 groups taking part from more than 50 schools across the greater Auckland region.

Free adjudicated performances from Monday to Friday afternoon.

Honours concert:
Friday night features a free concert by the Honours Symphony Orchestra and Honours Jazz Band.

Symphony Orchestra Repertoire 2018 (directed by Michael Joel)
- Also Sprach Zarathustra (opening) – Strauss
- Finale from Symphony No. 3 (the ‘Organ Symphony’) – Saint Saens

Jazz Band Repertoire 2018 (directed by Dave Lisik)
- Don’t Get Sassy – Thad Jones
- I Let A Song Go Out Of My Head – Duke Ellington
- Stolen Moments – Oliver Nelson

Gala concerts - tickets are essential.
Saturday features two Gala Concerts. Concert One features Chamber Orchestra's and Concert Bands. Concert Two features Symphony Orchestra's and Jazz Bands.

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