Standard playout information (for the information of band members)

Last significant update 30th July 2022

Recording of previous performance - NBCB Invitational Community Band Day

Our four pieces at the recent community band day were recorded.  Click (or right-click) on each to download MP3 versions:

El Camino Real, Street Tango, Aladdin, Eric Clapton On Stage, all four pieces in one ZIP file.

The recordings from the mass band workshop haven't yet been made available for download. This web page will be updated when they are available.

Recording of recent performance - Northern Beaches Instrumental Festival gala concert

Our performance at the recent gala concert was recorded.  There are two versions: with appraisal; without appraisal.

Next performance - Community Band Day at PWHS

Date:Sunday 31st July 2022
Location:Pittwater High School hall
Finish:about 4pm

Things to remember

  • Black playout folder [see below for what should be in it]
  • Instrument(s)
  • Uniform ... all black

Bands involved

  1. Ryde City Concert Band
  2. The Harmonix
  3. The Golden Kangaroos
  4. Southern Highlands Concert Band
  5. Northern Beaches Concert Band

Play order - NBCB performance section

Each band will perform separately in the morning.  For NBCB, our play order is currently TBD but will be chosen from the following:

  1. El Camino Real - Alfred Reed (arr Robert Longfield)    
  2. Street Tango - Astor Piazzolla (arr Robert Longfield)  
  3. Aladdin - Alan Menken (arr John Moss)  
  4. Eric Clapton On Stage - arr Paul Murtha  

Combined band workshop (with Steve Williams)

Steve will workshop the following pieces:

  1. El Gato Montés - Manuel Penella (arr Shelley Hanson)  
  2. Baba Yetu (Swahili adaptation of the Lord's Prayer, theme song for the video game Civilization IV) - Christopher Tin (arr DE Wagner)      
  3. Carmina Burana - Carl Orff (arr Joe Bocook)  


For more information, contact David Smart (Secretary) by or phone