The Silent ANZAC Remembrance Day Performance

Footscray-Yarraville City Band is extremely excited to announce we are performing our self produced show commemorating those who served in WWI, The Silent ANZAC, at Exhibition Hall at Australia house in London on the 11th November 2018. This coincides with the 100th anniversary of Armistice, and will be a truly special occasion not to be…

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FYCB to Perform with Durham University Brass Band

We are pleased to announce that we will be performing with the Durham University Brass Band on the 15th November 2018. The Durham University Brass Band is a vibrant society committed to showing the university the meaning of banding! Based in the university’s music department, the band rehearses weekly and puts on regular concerts, perform…

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The Silent Anzac Show Line Up Announced

It is with great excitement that Footscray-Yarraville City Band announces the line up for our forthcoming Silent Anzac shows and The Silent Anzac tour. We are pleased to be able to bring such outstanding talent to our productions. Margaret Haggart, “The Mother” Margaret studied singing with Antonio Moretti-Pananti. In 1972 her professional career began in…

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Box Hill North Primary School to Launch Silent Anzac Project

Silent Anzac project partners Box Hill North Primary School will be launching their own Silent Anzac project to commemorate our service men and women and to mark 100 years since the end of WW1. Students are invited to make a poppy and dedicate it to a WW1 service man or woman. These poppies will be…

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FYCB launches GoFundMe campaign for European Tour

https://www.gofundme.com/the-039silent-anzac039-european-fund The Footscray-Yarraville City Band is travelling to Europe in this November to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice of World War 1. With this in mind, today we launch the band’s fundraising appeal.  This is an opportunity for our family, friends and the greater Australian and New Zealand community to be involved in this…

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The Silent ANZAC European Tour Fundraising Launch

The Footscray-Yarraville City Band – with the assistance and support of Victorian High Commissioner, Ken Ryan AM and James Hancock of the Tait Foundation – will be travelling to Europe in November to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice. With this in mind, today we launch the band’s fundraising appeal.  This is an opportunity for…

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The Silent ANZAC production a huge success at Box Hill Town Hall

For the third time, The Silent ANZAC production was performed by Footscray-Yarraville City Band at the Box Hill Town Hall on Saturday 28th April. A near capacity audience experienced the untold stories of war told through music and poetry. The concert was hailed a great success, with the evening concluding with a rapturous standing ovation….

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William McInnes to star in local production of The Silent ANZAC

 William McInnes, well known for his film and TV roles in shows such as Blue Heelers, Sea Change and The Time of our Lives, will be starring in a production of “The Silent Anzac” at the Box Hill Town Hall on Saturday 28th April 2018 at 8pm. Also starring Margaret Haggart (Opera Australia, Scottish Opera)…

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Nationals 2018

The 2018 Easter long weekend saw Melbourne host the Australian National Band Championships with 78 competing bands and over 3,400 players. The event was held at several venues with exceptional performance facilities and concert halls including the Methodist Ladies College and Xavier College in Kew. The competition was a fantastic event and our congratulations and…

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2018 Rehearsal Camp

In early March FYCB returned to Wonthaggi for our annual rehearsal weekend as part of our Nationals preparation for 2018. (Thanks again Wonthaggi for the use of your wonderful band room!) There are two major components of this weekend for most of us, playing awesome music with a great group of people, and the all…

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