Plenty of brass and one stray cat

Matamata Chronicle - - News -

Mata­mata Brass were the first to hit the stage on Sun­day at the Waikato Bay of Plenty Brass Band As­so­ci­a­tion area com­pe­ti­tion held at Mata­mata Col­lege.

The Waikato Bay of Plenty Brass Band As­so­ci­a­tion or­gan­ises a com­pe­ti­tion for brass bands within the re­gion and this year Mata­mata Brass hosted the event.

On Satur­day, solo, en­sem­ble and per­cus­sion events were held at Mata­mata In­ter­me­di­ate. This year there were 94 en­tries in the party events. On Sun­day, the band events were held at Mata­mata Col­lege. Bands had 10 min­utes to set up the stage to suit their band, and then up to 40 min­utes to pro­vide a pro­gramme with a va­ri­ety of dif­fer­ent pieces.

Mata­mata Brass in­cor­po­rated a bit of theatre into their per­for­mance with band mem­ber Jessica Sch­weizer play­ing Skim­ble­shanks from the stage show Cats.

Ka­t­rina Tani­rau took her cam­era along to cap­ture Mata­mata Brass in ac­tion.

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