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Marlborough District Brass Band

Welcome to the Marlborough District Brass Band web site.

Our aim is to inform readers of the Band’s plans, events, history and future aspirations through this site. I trust it will be a useful source of information about our Band.

The Marlborough District Brass Band is dedicated to serving the Marlborough region by producing high quality music of broad public appeal while striving for excellence in the band purists world of contesting and providing an enjoyable and friendly social and family orientated environment. The Band enjoys a high national profile and currently is ranked among the top "A" Grade bands in New Zealand.

Marlborough District Brass Band has been an integral part of the Marlborough community since 1854, being one of New Zealand’s oldest bands. Today the Band is a catalyst for the performing arts in Marlborough, providing dance and drama facilities within its building, musicians to the local dramatic groups, and by providing opportunities for groups to participate in community events and productions initiated by the Band. Our regular concerts in the Marlborough Civic Theatre or the magnificent Pollard Park provide family entertainment, often for a modest or no charge.

The band has enjoyed substantial Community and Council support over the years, and is proud to be part of the Marlborough District and Blenheim communities: the Gourmet Wine & Food and Sunshine Capital of New Zealand.