CONCERT BAND REHEARSALS ARE EVERY TUESDAY DURING SCHOOL TERM AT 5.15 PM FOR MOUNTAINS YOUTH BAND AND 7.15 PM FOR ADULT BAND. VENUE: UNITING CHURCH HALL LUCASVILLE RD, GLENBROOK.
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Where Mountains Youth Band can take you.....
From community band to Sydney Youth Orchestra performers in Europe! The photo below shows James Pensini (SYO conductor), Owen Morris (trumpet soloist), Tyler Wilkinson and Matt Carter (orchestral trumpets) at the SYO's performance last week (April 2017) of Haydn's trumpet concerto at the spectacular and beautiful Esterhazy Palace in Austria. These four instrumentalists started their music careers as members of Mountains Youth Band. Congratulations! What a great experience! Photo credit Sydney Youth Orchestras and Fotolly. Matthew Carter, James Pensini, Owen Morris, Tyler Wilkinson
LAST POST EXPERT MASTERCLASS
On Saturday 4th March 2017, BMCB and MYB trumpet players were treated to an expert Masterclass led by Owen Morris, Principal Trumpet of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Owen, a former MYB member, came to Glenbrook to tutor the trumpet players in performing the Last Post and Rouse which are played annually at Anzac Day services. This was a wonderful experience for all involved. Photography: Hannah Morris.
News from 2016
Screen Gems: a spectacular success!! Our concert on 19th November 2016 at Springwood Theatre was a great night, lots of fun and fabulous music. Thanks to everyone for your support. Mountains Youth Band and Blue Mountains Concert Band were outstanding and the cabaret duo Threepenny Moon were fantastic - just beautiful! All performers and compere Sonya in the stunning photo below, courtesy Greg Farmer.
St Finbars Church Chorus and Fanfare concert Sept 2016
CONGRATULATIONS MOUNTAINS YOUTH BAND THIRD PLACE IN 2016 NSW STATE BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS. PLACED FIRST IN THE CONTEST TEST PIECE, FABULOUS EFFORT IN A COMPETITIVE FIELD OF 12. WELL DONE!
Thanks to everyone who supported Blue Mountains Jazz Ensemble's recent Dance the Night Away. It was a great night.
What a wonderful concert we had on Saturday 31st October 2015 with our friends from Hawkesbury Nepean Valley Pipe Band. Thanks to all our friends and families for coming along and to our musical director Garry Clark for his fabulous leadership. Congratulations to everyone. Photos by Greg Farmer.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL for a wonderful combined concert spectacular featuring Blue Mountains Concert Band, Mountains Youth Band and Hills Music Academy, held at the Lighthouse Theatre, Orchard Hills on Sat 22nd August 2015. What a great show!
Congratulations to all our instrumentalists for a beautiful Concert of Classical and Sacred Music on 14th June 2015 at Glenbrook, featuring Blue Mountains Concert Band and Garry Clark, Michael Taylor (organ), Owen Morris (trumpet) and Rachael Johnson (soprano). Photography: Hannah Morris
Instrumentalists and guest performers at our Some Enchanted Evening concert 20 September 2014, Penrith. Photography courtesy Greg Farmer
WINNERS!!!! Mountains Youth Band was named OVERALL CHAMPION BAND in the Junior C section of the National Concert Band Championships at the Seymour Centre, Sydney on Saturday 4th April 2015. Congratulations all instrumentalists and our fabulous musical director Garry Clark.
|Sat Aug 05 @ 7:30PM - 10:30PM|
MYB + BMCB Annual concert 'Best of British'
|Sat Aug 26 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM|
NSW State Band Championships, Penrith
|Sun Aug 27 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM|
NSW State Band Championships, Penrith
|Sat Nov 11 @ 9:00AM - 11:00AM|
Glenbrook Fair performance (to be confirmed)
|Sun Nov 26 @ 2:00PM - 04:30PM|
BMCB Concert with guest artists
|Tue Nov 28 @ 5:15PM - 07:00PM|
MYB Presentation Night
|Sat Dec 09 @11:00AM - 02:00PM|
Rotary Young at Heart, Leonay Golf Club
|Tue Dec 12 @ 5:15PM - 09:15PM|
Final rehearsal for 2017
|Fri Dec 15 @ 7:30PM - 09:00PM|
Combined Churches Carols in the Park