Croydon Citizens' Bands Inc.

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Band news

Saturday 9th December 2017

The Croydon Wind Symphony as part of the Maroondah Carols Band, performed at the Maroondah Carols by Candlelight celebration on the Town Park, Norton Road, Croydon oval.

Sunday 12th November 2017

Croydon Wind Symphony and Croydon Concert Band performed in the Maroondah Festival on the Main Stage.

Saturday 11th November 2017

Croydon Brass Band, organised a dinner and performance at the Melba Secondary College Theatre to celebrate their win in the Australian National Band Championships earlier this year.

Wednesday 27th September 2017

Croydon Concert Band performed at the Maroondah City Citizenship Ceremony held at the Karralyka Centre.

Saturday 9th September 2017

Croydon Concert Band stages a Soirée & High Tea at the Lilydale Baptist Church Hall. The band provided musical entertainment and a delicious light meal for family and guests.

Tuesday 25th April 2017

Croydon Brass Band played at the Mooroolbark ANZAC Day Service.

Saturday 8th April 2017

The Croydon Wind Symphony organised a children's event as a "Teddy Bear's Picnic" at the Croydon Farmer's Market There were performances by the Croydon Wind Symphony and a "Big Band" consisting of members of the Croydon Wind Symphony and guest players.

Friday 9th December 2016

The Croydon Brass Band performed at the Mooroolbark Carols By Candlelight celebration held at Hookey Park, Mooroolbark.

Saturday 3rd December 2016

The Croydon Wind Symphony as part of the Maroondah Carols Band, performed at the Maroondah Carols by Candlelight celebration on the Town Park, Norton Road, Croydon oval.

Sunday 6th November 2016

Croydon Wind Symphony and Croydon Concert Band performed in the Maroondah Festival on the Main Stage.

Saturday 22nd October 2016

Croydon Brass Band, Croydon Wind Symphony and Croydon Concert Band performed at the Melba Secondary College Theatre for their Annual Spring Concert.

Saturday 13th August 2016

Croydon Brass Band competed at the 2016 Victorian Bands League State Band Championships held in Ballarat.

Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th July 2016

Croydon Brass Band members and ensemble and Croydon Wind Symphony members took part in the annual Victorian State Solo & Ensemble Championships.

Saturday 30th April 2016

Croydon Wind Symphony held a concert at the Kilsyth Memorial Hall. ...more

Monday 25th April 2016

Croydon Brass Band played at the Mooroolbark ANZAC Day Service.

Saturday 5th December 2015

The Croydon Wind Symphony as part of the Maroondah Carols Band, performed at the Maroondah Carols by Candlelight celebration on the Town Park, Norton Road, Croydon oval.

Friday 4th December 2015

The Croydon Brass Band performed at the Mooroolbark Carols By Candlelight celebration held at Hookey Park, Mooroolbark.

Sunday 8th November 2015

Croydon Wind Symphony performed in the Maroondah Festival on the Main Stage.

Saturday 24th October 2015

Croydon Brass Band, Croydon Wind Symphony and Croydon Concert Band performed at the Melba Secondary College Theatre for their Annual Spring Concert.

Wednesday 23rd September 2015

Croydon Concert Band performed at the Maroondah City Citizenship Ceremony held at the Karralyka Centre.

Saturday 15th August 2015

Croydon Brass Band competed at the 2015 Victorian Bands League State Band Championships held in Ballarat.

Saturday 8th August 2015

Croydon Concert Band and Croydon Wind Symphony combined to organise and perform in a Dinner Dance at St John's Parish Hall, Mitcham, with guest artists Jane Hendry and Peter Noble.

Sunday 24th May 2015

Croydon Brass Band competed at the Brass Band Competition in Bendigo, part of the 90th Annual Bendigo Eisteddfod

Wednesday 20th May 2015

Croydon Wind Symphony and Aquinas College staged a concert at Aquinas College.

Saturday 16th May 2015

Croydon Wind Symphony held a concert at the Kilsyth Memorial Hall. ...more

Saturday 25th April 2015

Croydon Brass Band played at the Mooroolbark ANZAC Day Service.

Saturday 18th April 2015

Croydon Brass Band performed at Gulf Station on an open day commemorating Gulf Station's support for Australian Troops in WWI.

Sunday 9th December 2014

The Croydon Wind Symphony as part of the Maroondah Carols by Candlelight Band, performed at the Maroondah Carols by Candlelight celebration on the Town Park, Norton Road, Croydon oval.

Sunday 9th November 2014

Croydon Brass Band, Croydon Wind Symphony and Croydon Concert Band performed in the Maroondah Festival on the Main Stage at different times of the day. They also operated a stall to demonstrate several brass and percussion instruments. People were welcome, under supervision, to try to play them.

Saturday 25th October 2014

Croydon Brass Band, Croydon Wind Symphony and Croydon Concert Band performed at the Melba Secondary College Theatre for their Annual Spring Concert.

Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th July 2014

Croydon Brass Band and Croydon Wind Symphony members took part in the annual Victorian State Solo & Ensemble Championships. Congratulations to the several winners in their sections.

Saturday 17th May 2014

Croydon Wind Symphony held a concert at the Kilsyth Memorial Hall together with the contemporary folk trio Dream Legacy

Friday 25th April 2014

Croydon Brass Band played at the Mooroolbark ANZAC Day Service.

Wednesday 11th December 2013

Croydon Wind Symphony performed at the Maroondah City Citizenship Ceremony held at the Karralyka Centre.

Sunday 8th December 2013

The Croydon Wind Symphony as part of the Maroondah Carols by Candlelight Band, performed at the Maroondah Carols by Candlelight celebration on the Maroondah Secondary College oval.

Sunday 10th November 2013

Croydon Brass Band, Croydon Wind Symphony and Croydon Concert Band performed in the Maroondah Festival on the Main Stage at different times of the day. They also operated a stall to demonstrate several brass and percussion instruments. People were welcome, under supervision, to try to play them.

Saturday 9th November 2013

Croydon Brass Band performed at the Sacred Heart Parish Fete at the Sacred Heart Primary Schoool together in a concert with the Sacred Heart School Band.

Saturday 26th October 2013

Croydon Brass Band, Croydon Wind Symphony and Croydon Concert Band performed at the Melba Secondary College Theatre for a concert celebrating the 51st Anniversary of the Croydon Citizens' Bands.

Saturday 17th August 2013

Croydon Brass Band competed at the 2013 Victorian Bands League State Band Championships held in Ballarat.

Tuesday 6th August 2013

Croydon Wind Symphony and Aquinas College staged a concert at the Mahon Theatre at Aquinas College.

Queen's Birthday Weekend 8th and 9th June 2013

Members of the Croydon Brass Band performed with the Echuca Federal Band playing as part of the festivities at the Echuca Steam Rally, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of this fundraising event.

Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th May 2013

Croydon Brass Band participated in Brass Band Competitions, part of the 88th Annual Eisteddfod in Bendigo, held at the Strathdale Community Centre

Members of the Croydon Brass Band also participated in solo and small group competitions.

Thursday 2nd May 2013

Croydon Concert Band performed at the Box Hill Institute Information Technology Graduation Ceremony at Box Hill Town Hall.

Thursday 25th April 2013

Croydon Brass Band played at the Mooroolbark ANZAC Day Service.

Friday 15th March 2013

Croydon Wind Symphony performed at the Birmingham Primary School Twilight Fete

Saturday 9th January 2013

A group of members from the Croydon Wind Symphony, Croydon Brass Band and Croydon Concert Band performed at the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Croydon Memorial Pool.

Saturday 15th December 2012

Croydon Brass Band performed Christmas Carols at the Carols by Candlelight Service at Mt Evelyn.

Sunday 9th December 2012

The Croydon Wind Symphony as part of the Maroondah Carols by Candlelight Band, performed at the Maroondah Carols by Candlelight celebration on the Maroondah Secondary College oval.

Saturday 1st December 2012

Croydon Brass Band performed Christmas Carols in Main Street Croydon.

Sunday 11th November 2012

Croydon Brass Band, Croydon Wind Symphony and Croydon Concert Band performed at the Maroondah Festival at various times of the day. They also operated a stall to demonstrate several brass and percussion instruments. People were welcome, under supervision, to try playing them.

Wednesday 31st October 2012

Three members of Croydon Citzens' Bands, Ms Melina Benger, Mr David Billimoria and Ms Andrea Crompton, through their work with the band, were awarded certificates for "outstanding service to the local community" by the State Member for Kilsyth, Mr David Hodgett.

Saturday 20th October 2012

Croydon Brass Band, Croydon Wind Symphony and Croydon Concert Band performed at the Karralyka Theatre for the 50th Anniversary Concert of the Croydon Citizens' Bands. For the finale, the Brass Band combined with guest performers from the Ringwood RSL Pipe Band.

Sunday 19th August 2012

Croydon Brass Band participated in a march and commemorative service with Vietnam Veterans and the Yarra Glen RSL to commemorate Long Tan Day.

Saturday 29th June 2012

Croydon Wind Symphony together with the Maroondah Singers and the Stage Presence Dance Academy performed in a concert at the Lilydale Heights Secondary College Performing Arts Centre, organised by the Croydon Wind Symphony.

Queen's Birthday Weekend 9th and 10th June 2012

Members of the Croydon Brass Band performed with the Echuca Federal Band playing as part of the festivities at the Echuca Steam Rally.

Sunday 27th May 2012

Croydon Brass Band participated in Bendigo Brass Competitions at the Strathdale Community Centre

Wednesday 2nd May 2012

Croydon Concert Band performed at the Box Hill Institute Information Technology Graduation Ceremony at Box Hill Town Hall.

Wednesday 25th April 2012

Croydon Brass Band performed at the ANZAC Day Service at Hookey Park, Mooroolbark.

Sunday 22nd April 2012

Croydon Brass Band performed at the ANZAC Service at Mt Evelyn.

Sunday 15th April 2012

Croydon Brass Band performed in the wreath laying ceremony for the Loyal Orange Association at the Melbourne Shrine of Rememberance.

Friday 6th, Saturday 7th April 2012

Croydon Brass Band performed in the Yamaha National Band Championships Melbourne 2012. The competition venue was the Sebel Albert Park and Citigate Conference and Hotel facility. The marching competition was held on the Lower Esplanade and Cavell Street, St Kilda. See the images.

Saturday 24th March 2012

Croydon Brass Band performed in the Celebrate Mooroolbark Festival. They marched in the street parade and later played on stage.

Thursday 26th January 2012

The Croydon Wind Symphony played on Australia Day 2012 at the Ringwood Lake Soundshell for Maroondah City Australia Day Celebrations.

Saturday 24th December 2011

The Croydon Brass Band played Christmas Carols in Main Street, Croydon.

Saturday 17th December 2011

The Croydon Brass Band played Christmas Carols in Main Street, Croydon. Some Carols were played by request from the audience.

Sunday 11th December 2011

The Croydon Wind Symphony as part of the Maroondah Carols by Candlelight Band, performed at the Maroondah Carols by Candlelight celebration on the Maroondah Secondary College oval.

Saturday 3rd December 2011

The Croydon Brass Band played Christmas Carols in Main Street, Croydon. Some Carols were played by request from the audience.

Friday 2nd December 2011

The Croydon Brass Band performed at the Mooroolbark Carols By Candlelight celebration held at Hookey Park, Mooroolbark.

Wednesday 9th November 2011

The Croydon Concert Band performed at the Maroondah City Citizenship Ceremony.

Sunday 6th November 2011

All three bands of the Croydon Citizens' Bands, played at the Marooondah Festival in separate performances through the day.

Wednesday 7th September 2011

Three members of Croydon Citzens' Bands, Messers Graeme Agnew, Bill Dunkley and Alex Moss, through their work with the band, were awarded certificates for "outstanding service to the local community" by the State Member for Kilsyth, Mr David Hodgett.

Wednesday 31st August 2011

Croydon Concert Band performed at the Maroondah City Citizenship Ceremony.

Thursday 4th August 2011

Croydon Wind Symphony performed at the Lilydale Heights Secondary College.

Saturday 30th July 2011

Croydon Concert Band and Croydon Wind Symphony, in a combined performance, were the live band at a Dinner Dance at Lilydale Baptist Church.

Saturday 16th July 2011

Croydon Brass Band provided an afternoon of musical entertainment at the Lifestyle Estates Retirement Village in Dingley Village.

Wednesday 22nd June 2011

Croydon Concert Band provided music for the Information Technology Graduation Ceremony at Box Hill TAFE.

Queen's Birthday Weekend 11th to 13th June 2011

Invited members of the Croydon Brass Band performed with the Echuca Federal Band playing as part of the festivities at the Steam Rally in Echuca.

Sunday 29th May 2011

Croydon Brass Band participated in Bendigo Brass Competitions at the Strathdale Community Centre

Thursday 5th May 2011

Croydon Wind Symphony performed at the Maroondah City Citizenship Ceremony.

Tuesday 3rd May 2011

Croydon Citizens' Bands now has 40 new music stands. They are Manhassets with a solid desk but with folding feet. This makes transporting and storing them so much easier than with the usual solid feet. Many thanks to Melina Benger and the rest of the selection committee - Jenny Barker and Bill Dunkley. Thanks also to Hans Music of Main Street Croydon who were able to supply the stands at such a competitive price.