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Bay Cities Symphonic Band is a community organisation of people of all ages, from high school students to seniors, who share the passion of playing music.

The Band is a member of the New Zealand Concert Bands Association. For more, visit their website.

The Band has won multiple Gold awards at the annual National Festival of Bands as well as the Hawke's Bay, Matamata and Fielding Festivals.


In 2018 Bay Cities' Symphonic Band earned a Gold Award at the Feilding Festival of Bands, and Silver Awards at both the Hawke's Bay Festival of Bands and the National Concert Band Festival.

A full list of awards, including previous years, can be found on the Awards page.

We are extremely proud to have John Snowling (former Musical Director at Lindisfarne College)  as our outstanding conductor.

We also celebrate our 14th year in 2019. We are extremely proud to be able to bring our music to the ears of Hawke's Bay. We look forward to being able to continue this for many more years to come.