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

Manukau Concert Band Awarded GOLD

2017 NZCBA Nation Festival results:

Manukau Concert Band – Gold

Small Ensembles – Gold and Silver

Solos – Gold and Bronze

Manukau Academy Concert Band – Bronze

Manukau Academy Concert Band Ensemble – Special Mention and Encouragement Award