ANZAC Concert 26-4-15 Join us for an afternoon of wonderful music to commemorate the Centenary of ANZAC. The concert features the mighty Footscray-Yarraville City Band with internationally renowned Contralto Liane Keegan, Geneva Instruments™ artist Jamie Lawson, and International Organ soloist Thomas Heywood on the fabulous St Andrew’s Church organ.
Over the Weekend, many of Footscray’s finest competed in the annual Victorian State Solo Championships, held at Our Lady of Mercy College. All performed to an excellent standard with many placing 1st in their sections. Nearly all the open sections contained a Footscray player in them, and our only under 19 player in band was ...read more
Last Thursday evening, Footscray-Yarraville had a workshop under the world-renowned Professor David King, sharing his amazing musical insight and offering extremely valuable advice on the major work for the state championships, “Dances and Alleluias” by Philip Sparke. Some members of the band chose to have a one on one lesson with David, and all found ...read more
Matt and Jo, popular hosts from Melbourne’s Fox FM, had been busily planning a proposal on an epic scale for Dan and Elle, dubbed Mr. and Mrs. Right. FYCB floated past during proceedings playing a specially arranged version of “Marry You” by Bruno Mars. Words can only go so far in describing the effort that went into ...read more