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January 31, 2010

Campbelltown Celebrates

On the 31st January 2010 the Campbelltown community celebrated the dedication and renaming of Padulesi Park by Campbelltown Council's Sister City visitors from Paduli (Italy) and Oyster Bay (New York), and the launch of 'Campbelltown Made' by the South Australian Premier Mike Rann. 'Campbelltown Made'…
January 27, 2010

Australia Day in Campbelltown

In another change for 2010, the nominations for each citizenship award were read out so even though there was only one winner in each category those nominated could also be acknowledged. Nice short speeches of recognition and thanks, shade and seats for guests and band,…
December 31, 2009

Thorndon Park Carols

Carols at Thorndon Park, is a Christmas tradition in Campbelltown. Deputy Musical Director Chris Brockhouse expertly managed the band, a choir, a very lively MC, and even managed to coordinate Father Christmas's arrival at the right time for the music.
December 30, 2009

Magill War Memorial Dedication

One of the highlights of 2009 undoubtedly was the involvement of Campbelltown City Band at the dedication of the new War Memorial for the Magill RSL and Campbelltown City Council on the 24th November 2009. The presence of His Excellency Rear Admiral Kevin Scarce AC…
December 29, 2009

Carols in the Paddock

On Saturday the 5th of December 2009, Campbelltown City Band played at the Willunga Uniting Church's 'Carols in the Paddock'. Once the sun had set it became bitterly cold and the band was grateful for their jackets. Our thanks to Serg Rossi for the photos…
December 28, 2009

Most Outstanding Bandsperson

At our final rehearsal for 2009, John Hewson was awarded the Mayoral Trophy for "Most Outstanding Bandsperson". John has been an active member of the band for many years and has been a keen participant and contributor to the band's recent renewal strategies. The Mayor…
November 30, 2009

Norwood Christmas Parade

On Saturday 28th of November, Campbelltown City Band participated in the ever popular Norwood Christmas parade. This year the band was fortunate to avoid the inclement weather that prevailed. Wet weather aside, the crowds still arrived in large numbers for this popular Christmas event.
August 5, 2009

Deputy MD Appointed

Campbelltown City Band has announced the appointment of a Deputy Musical Director to assist MD Al Kidney. Al asked Chris Brockhouse, Solo Horn player in the band, to consider this role and he has accepted. “While Chris has little conducting experience, his musical skills, youth…