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March 3, 2011.....With Updates
Hello and welcome to another addition of Con Brio Online (The Latest News for the City of Burnie Brass Band). As usual this page endeavours to keep you up to date with the latest goings on with the band, so be sure to check it out now and again to make sure you are up to date. In addition Band Members should check out the White boards in the band room for upcoming playouts and events.

The band has started this year with a flurry of activity. We resumed practice on January 18 and were required to play at a Queensland Flood Victim Charity Concert on January 22 and the Australia Day Service on January 26 (both at the Burnie Arts and Function Centre). We are now practicing music for the Easter National Band Championships which get under way in Adelaide on April 22. More information about the championships and other things will be coming soon.

03/03/2011 - The C-Grade Test Piece at the 2011 National Band Championships in Adelaide is Purcell Variations,
Our Own Choice Piece is Divertimento for Brass, Our Hymn is The Day Thou Gavest, Our Stage March is                       Aces High and the Street March is Burnie.

The C-Grade sections begin at 1:30PM on Friday April 22 and 2:30PM on Saturday April 23 at the Masonic Lodge
06/04/2011 - The list of C-grade bands competing in the 2011 Adelaide National Band Championships are as follows :-
Bankstown City Brass
                      Boroondara Harmony Brass
                      City of Burnie Brass Band
                      City of Holroyd Brass Band
                      Darebin City Brass
                      Northern Brass Enfield Brass
                      Hahndorf Town Band
                      Marion City Band
                      Marist Brothers Band
                      Mitcham City Brass

The band has offered its condolences to the family of the late Eric Alcock who passed away on March 4.
                     Eric was father to three former band members and was also a well known Burnie business identity.            
What Where
2011 National Band Championships Adelaide April 22-24
ANZAC Day Parade & Service Burnie April 25
Burnie Eisteddfod (Bands section) Burnie Arts & Functions Centre (Theatre) May 22
Sea Sunday Service St Georges Church (Burnie) July 10
Songs of Praise ? July 17
Celtic Force Princess Theatre (Launceston) August 20, 2PM & 7:30PM
Celtic Force Burnie Arts & Functions Centre (Theatre) August 27, 2PM & 7:30PM

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