Kumeu Brass 

Kumeu Brass - Specialists in Parades, Concerts & Private Functions,
Traditional & Modern Music for all occasions.

Kumeu Brass Inc. PO Box 513, Kumeu, West Auckland, New Zealand.

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Kumeu Vintage Brass    at Pakuranga Park Village   22 july 2018             photos by Alan Perston

   Pakuranga Park Village

Pakuranga Park Village


The resident audience at Pakuranga Park Village.

We loved playing for such an appreciative audience.

Pakuranga Park Village
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Kumeu Vintage Brass at Evelyn Page Retirement Village, 8 July 2018.  photos by Alan Perston




Kumeu Vintage Brass at Thames Music Group, 22 June 2028  photos by Peter Kampenhout



Thames Music Group Themes 579.2 Thames Thames
Thames Thames Thames




Kumeu Brass & Kumeu Vintage Brass      Mothers Day concert May 2018  photos by Alan Perston


Kumeu Brass Inc. Mothers Day 2018 Peter Harbidge Kumeu Community Hall KVB
KVB bottom end Back row cornets Geoff & Stu Happy Mothers
Kumeu Brass KB Duet Arthur Close Community Hall mothers Day concert


Kumeu Vintage Brass at "Brass At The Falls" 25 March 2018


PH Eric & Stu Troms PD
Back row BE & JF GB Audience



Kumeu Vintage Brass at the Kumeu Show 11 March 2018

photos by Alan Perston


KVB at the Kumeu Show 2018 KVB Euphoniums & baritones KVB Horn section KVB at the Kumeu Show


Kumeu Vintage Brass at Couldrey House, Wenderholm 4 March 2018


photos by Alan Perston      (click to enlarge)

Couldrey House sceneThe scene at Couldrey House

KVB Musical Director

The M.D. speaks

Kumeu Vintage Brass KVB front row
Trombone trio: I Will Follow Him Kumeu Vintage Brass KVB euphoniums & trombones KVB Cornet & flugel duet


Kumeu Vintage Brass at   Morning Melodies  , Bruce Mason Centre, 12 Feb 2018.  photos by John Rosamond


Murray Borthwick

Murray Borthwick "Over The Rainbow"

The Typewriter

Bill Rimmer on  "The Typewriter"

MM crowd

The Morning Melodies crowd.

Cornet section

Our cornet section                                   

I Will Follow Him

Trombone trio in habit                           

The middle of the band

Horns, tubas, & percussion                

Baritones, euphoniums, trombones

Baritones, euphoniums & trombones

Kumeu Vintage Brass

Kumeu Vintage Brass


Kumeu Vintage Brass at Orewa Community Church 2017 Christmas Service  photos by Alan Perston. 


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Kumeu Vintage Brass at Parklane Village, 3 December 2017      photos by Alan Perston. 


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Kumeu Vintage Brass at Pakuranga Park Village, 12 November 2017    photos by Alan Perston.  


Cornets From trio tubas The middle The audience 2

Kumeu Vintage Brass at Hibiscus Coast Retirement Village 23 July 2017  photos by Alan Perston




Kumeu Vintage Brass at Evelyn Page Retirement Village, 2 July 2017       photos by Alan Perston

KVB Evelyn Page Evelyn Page audience
KVB EP PD & GG at Evelyn PageKVB cornet front row



Successes of our players at the ABA solo & ensemble contest on 11 June.

The Brown family were the standouts in terms of results:

          Charlotte Brown – 1st in the U13 Slow Melody and U13 Not-Slow Melody

          Steven Brown – 3rd in the U19 Slow Melody and U19 Not-Slow Melody

          Steven & Charlotte then combined to win the U19 Duet and gained 2nd place in the Family Event.


Callan Atkins and Matt Donaldson were a close 2nd in, respectively, the U13 Not-Slow Melody & U11 solo. 


Click for full list of Kumeu Brass results:


Kumeu Brass Under 19 Ensemble

All our youngsters combined to win the U19 Ensemble event –

for the 2nd year running.


Kumeu Brass, Evolution Brass, & Kumeu Vintage Brass concert at Kumeu Community Centre on 28 May 2017

Huapai School choir

Huapai District School Choir

Evolution Brass

Kumeu Evolution Brass

Kumeu Concert Crowd

The concert audience


Kumeu Brass

Kumeu Brass

Kumeu concert crowd

a full house

Huapai School dancers

Huapai District School dancers


Kumeu Vintage Brass

Combined Kumeu Bands

The massed Kumeu bands


photos by Alan Perston

Kumeu Vintage Brass entertain residents at Parklane Retirement Village, May 2017

KVB at Parklane Village, May 2017

Kumeu Vintage Brass at Art Deco Festival, February 2017


The top end

Century Theatre Troms & Euphos

      photos by Alan Perston 

"From Covent Garden to Broadway"

Concert by Kumeu Brass & Kumeu Blend Choir

Saturday 29 October, Kumeu Community Hall                

Kumeu Brass 29/10/16 Kumeu Bland Choir with Kumeu Brass

Ben Harrington

Ben Harrington

Arthur Close

Arthur Close

Caitlin Houghton

Caitlin Houghton

Caitlin & Arthur

Caitlin & Arthur sing "Something Stupid"

Collaboration Plus!

Kumeu Vintage Brass and Whangaparaoa College, 15 October 2016

Whangaparaoa College Jazz band

Whangaparaoa College Jazz Band

KVB and Whanga. College combined

KVB & Whanga. College Concert Band


Bruce Borthwick post Horn Galop

Bruce Borthwick plays Post Horn Galop

Max Glazier, Horn Concerto

Max Glazier plays Horn Concerto #3


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Kumeu Vintage Brass and Whangaparaoa College Concert Band

Photos by Alan Perston


KUMEU BRASS, National D Grade Champions 2016


D Grade Champions 2016

KVB at Mayfair Village April 2016

Kumeu Vintage Brass concert for residents of

Mayfair Retirement Village, 9 April 2016

Kumeu Vintage Brass, MTG Century Theatre,

Tremains Art Deco Festival, Napier, February 2016

Morning Melodies 11/7/16

a section of the band playing at "Morning Melodies", Bruce Mason Centre, 11 July 2016

Kumeu Brass played at the Kumeu Garden Tour,  14 November 2015

  photos by Alan Perston

 Kumeu Vintage Brass visit Thames for joint concert with Thames Citizens Band, 15 November 2015

Thames Citizens conducted by Dave Sinton                                              Kumeu Vintage Brass conducted by Bruce Borthwick

  photos by Alan Perston


Kumeu Vintage Brass perform at Couldrey House, Wenderholme, on 22 November 2015

  photos be Alan Perston

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