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NSW Police Band line-up music classics to perform @ the Joan - blog post image

NSW Police Band line-up music classics to perform @ the Joan

The NSW Police Band returns to The Joan for a morning of fabulous music guaranteed to entertain and delight. With multi-award winning vocalist Belinda Adams, the NSW Police Band are geared-up to perform on Wednesday 23rd May, 11:00am. Have ‘the fuzz’ take you on a musical ‘ride-along’ through the biggest of Broadway hits, movie themes, orchestral and timeless classics with a repertoire of favourites from Bach, Rossini and Grainger to Bernstein, John Williams and more.

The all cop concert band have ‘lined-up’ an irresistible program of all-time greats including, Mack the Knife, Waltzing Matilda, All of me, In the Mood, Memories, Don't Cry for Me Argentina and many more that are bound to have you humming all the way home.

This talented and versatile group of 33 musicians, conducted by John Saunders, performs at outdoor concerts, major recitals, concerts at schools, and collaborates extensively with charitable organisations. 

 

The NSW Police Band was established in 1895 and is the longest standing concert band in Australia. It operates as a full-time unit with professional musicians who are employed as Special Constables. The band is an external organisation however continues to maintain a significant link in the ceremonial and social activities and is a high-profile public relations unit of NSW Police supporting community and multicultural based Policing activities throughout the Sydney metropolitan and country areas, helping to forge stronger links between the Police and the community.

The big band beats have set the tone for numerous 'Ticker Tape' parades - Australian Cricket, Hockey and Rugby Union teams and Commonwealth and Olympic athletes - and as a marching band for ceremonial and parade activities. Parades include Police graduations and award ceremonies, State Government protocol events, Anzac Day and Remembrance Day.


The NSW Police Band's performance is part of The Joan's Morning Melodies program and ticket price includes morning tea from 10am. Tickets are available at The Joan – but you' d better march in quickly as tickets always sell out for this show-stopping performance!

Tickets on sale at www.thejoan.com.au or at the Box Office phone, 4723 7600. All tickets $20.00 and include morning tea.

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