Activities / Arts

Concert Band

Concert Band is an audition band for mainly senior students, but entry is according to ability not age group. Their repertoire includes compilations from movies, musicals and pieces written specially for Concert Band.

Existing members and any new members will be required to audition for entry to the band at the end of each school year. A commitment to rehearsals and individual practice are essential to the success of this group.

Weekly Rehearsal

Rehearsals are held weekly on Wednesdays from 3:30 – 5:00pm.

Uniform Requirements

Orewa College Music black polo shirt (orders for this are organised by the Music department) and own black pants.


Activities for this ensemble include a Band Camp week-end away annually, participation in the National Concert Band Championships and the KBB Festival, with various performances within school and outside in the local community. Band members also have the opportunity to take part in overseas trips, such as Sydney in 2016 and a trip to the USA is also planned.


These can be via Daily Student Notices or on the School App. For instructions on the school app click here

Teacher in charge

Mr D Popper Email


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