Classical Expressions 2018: The New Zealand Army Band

Expressions Whirinaki Arts & Entertainment Ct, Upper Hutt, Wellington Region

MON 12 MAR 7:30 P.M.

Classical Expressions 2018 kicks off with the New Zealand Army Band; New Zealand's only professional brass band. It has garnered a reputation as a highly versatile and innovative musical ensemble and has earned international recognition as one of the finest marching bands in the world.

Over the past five decades the New Zealand Army Band has toured internationally including to The Royal Edinburgh Military in 2002, 2006, 2010, 2013 and 2016. During their attendance at the 2013 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo the band gained worldwide media acclaim for their performances and were awarded the Pooley Broadsword; awarded to the individual or contingent judged by the cast to have made the greatest contribution to the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

It was also the New Zealand Army Band's great honour to participate in Her Majesty the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Pageant in 2012 and the 90th Birthday Celebration in 2016 at Windsor Castle.

The New Zealand Army Band will perform a programme of work from their international repertoire sure to delight and entertain.