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Eastern Stars Concert Band N.Z. (Eastern Stars Band Inc) welcomes
beginners to advanced.  Young and old.  
 Auckland New Zealand

The Conductors

Barrie Turner (Conductor Learner Band).

Barrie has been teaching and performing on a large variety of musical instruments since 1958.  He has a great deal of experience in leading bands and band educational work.  He was the Founding Musical Director of West City Concert Band and Eastern Stars Concert Band.  He was also Managing Director of Rhythm Rendezvous Ltd music retail shop in Papatoetoe for 15 years till 2014. 
Sam also plays in the Eastern Stars Concert band when a solo is required and occasionally as a percussionist.  

Sam Uatahausi (Conductor Youth Band).

Josh has been conducting the senior Band since November 2017 and will continue on into 2019.  

Josh Kirk (Conductor Concert Band).

  1. Mike
  2. Chiedozie
    Tenor Saxophone.
  3. Trumpet.
  4. Clarinet
  5. Loukie
  6. Flutes
  7. Mikee Bisquera
    Mikee Bisquera
    Musical Director/Conductor of the Eastern Stars Concert Band (2017)
  8. Trombone
  9. Flutes
  10. David (Band Secretary)
    David (Band Secretary)
    Baritone Saxophone.
  11. Clarinets and percussion.
  12. Hasier
    Alto Sax.
  13. Alto Sax
    Alto Sax
  14. David
    Baritone Sax

Eastern Stars Concert Band
Concert Band

Names of most band members are not included to protect privacy of minors however first names may sometimes be incuded with parents permisson.  
Eastern Stars Concert Band (Cadets/Youth) rehearse on Tuesday evenings. Eastern Stars Concert Band rehearse on Wednesday evenings (7.00 pm) at Pakuranga Intermediate hall during term time.  We perform at least four concerts per year, including Anzac /Autumn, Winter, Spring & Christmas. We also play various Christmas parades (Papatoetoe, Ellerslie, Panmure, Howick Midnight Madness), as well as attending music festivals/competitions (Matamata and/or Nationals). We play at various school galas (Wakaaranga, Elm Park) etc.  We frequently fundraise for disaster victims and involve the community as much as possible by doing playouts at local resthomes. We are based in Pakuranga, Auckland, N. Z. 
   Eastern Stars Concert Band is a family friendly band. We welcome visitors to our rehearsals.