Merry Christmas 2018, Welcome 2019

Manukau Concert Band is now in recess for the Festive Season.  We will start up again on 21 January 2019 with the first concert of the year planned for Saturday 6 April.

Please feel free to contact us if you wish to join our band or book us.

We wish you a very Merry Christmas and a peaceful New Year!


2018 Christmas Concert

The Big Band Christmas Concert

Saturday 8 December 2018 – two concerts, 2:00pm and 7:00pm

St Andrew’s Church Centre, 11 Vincent St, Howick, Auckland

General admission tickets $10 (no concessions)

Afternoon tea/supper by donation


Tickets from Eventfinda


A Night of Shining Stars

Tickets available through Eventfinda

” A Night of Shining Stars”

An evening of popular, classic and downright crazy concert band music.

Eastgate Christian Centre
5 Ben Lomond Crescent

Saturday 13 October – 7pm

Ticket available via Eventfinda or at the door sales only: $25 family, $10 adult, $5 students & seniors.

Supper by gold coin donation


2018 NZCBA National Festival – Wellington

Congratulations to our bands, soloists and ensembles for a slew of medals at the recent National Concert Band Festival:

Band performances:

  • Manukau Concert Band – silver award
  • Manukau Academy Concert Band – bronze award


  • Morgan Lacey (Manukau Concert Band) – joint winner of the Tertiary Student Solo Award, and a gold award
  • Carolyn Norris (Manukau Academy Concert Band) – Special Adjudicator Award for Solos for being a great role model, and a gold award
  • Kathryn Stevenson (Manukau Concert Band) – silver award


  • Saxamaphones (Manukau Concert Band) – gold award
  • Curly Curly Straight Straight (Manukau Concert Band) – silver award
  • Two Broke Trumpets (Manukau Concert Band) – bronze award
  • It’s All In The Genes (Manukau Academy Concert Band) – silver award

Tickets available through Eventfinder

“Home Grown”

Saturday 19 May

St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Howick

General Admission:  $10