Story: Brass and pipe bands

National Youth Brass Band, 2014

The National Youth Brass Band plays Wagner's Lohengrin: Prelude to Act III, recorded at a concert in Wellington on 8 February 2014. Members of the band are all under 23, and are chosen at nationwide auditions each year. Here they are seen with a guest soloist, baritone player Kristy Rowe from Brisbane (in purple).

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Peter Clayworth, 'Brass and pipe bands - Brass bands, 1880s onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 March 2023)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 22 Oct 2014