The Footscray-Yarraville City Band is an A Grade brass band based in Melbourne’s inner west, just ten minutes from the CBD. The band regularly performs in many different settings, including band contests, concerts, marching services, Christmas carols and weddings. The band consistently performs at a high level at state and national level contests, and outside of contest seasons is kept busy with many high profile concerts in some of Melbourne’s most iconic venues (Hamer Hall, Melbourne Town Hall, Deakin Edge). Our current players are from all over the city and the surrounding countryside.
Play with the band
If you are a serious brass or percussion player looking for a top level band to be a part of, contact us and we’ll arrange a seat for you at one of our Monday or Thursday night rehearsals. We aim to make rehearsals as musically satisfying as possible whilst keeping a warm and friendly atmosphere.
Booking an ensemble for your event or function
The Footscray-Yarraville City Band is able to field a range of different ensembles, ranging from a quintet suitable for corporate functions all the through to the full band, which can perform a marching display, or a seated concert performance, inside or out. If you’d like something a little different, the band can also provide an African drumming ensemble.
If you are interested in hiring the band for whatever purpose, we encourage you to contact us to discuss specific details regarding suitable instrumentation and repertoire.