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