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

Dr Toot is local to Pakuranga and Howick areas. He does repairs on various instruments for the Eastern Stars Concert Band. We are grateful for his support and friendly advice.  
West City  Band is similar in some respects to Eastern Stars Concert Band. Founded in 1974 by Barrie Turner, West City Concert Band is one of Auckland's premier wind ensembles, and has maintained its position as the concert band of the Waitakere/West Auckland community.
Barrie Turner is also the founder of Eastern Stars Concert Band. 
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.