In May 2010, The City of Holdfast Bay Concert Band, along with the Adelaide Harmony Choir, provided three fantastic Proms Concerts. This series of three concerts was a representation of the traditional 'Last Night of the Proms', which is held in Royal Albert Hall, England. The concerts were held at Elder Hall Adelaide, Shedley Theatre Elizabeth, and Hopgood Theatre Noarlunga Centre. Both the band and the choir did really well and all three concerts were a huge success.
Our new Jackets at the Glenelg Australia Day ceremony 2015
In 2013-14 the Holdfast Bay Council Community Grants program provided 50% funding to the Holdfast Bay Music Centre to support the purchase of a new drum kit and Bass guitar amplifier for the use of the Holdfast Bay Concert Band and the affiliated Music Centre music groups and bands.
These, which were always held on Friday evenings, were first held in the dining hall at the Brighton Town Hall and later, at Hamilton College. Rehearsals are now held in the Music Centre at Lipson Street, Seacliff on a Thursday evening. The main rehearsal room was named theRobin Kidney Room in recognition of his role in negotiations with the council to secure the building.
Australia Day Ceremony for the council in front of the BeachHouse, Glenelg, on January 26th every year.
Proclamation Day Ceremony for the council at the Old Gum Tree every second year.
State and National Championships.
The band has for many years been a featured performer at Christmas Carol presentations including Pavana Park at Hallett Cove.
Since 2009 the Concert Band can also be seen marching in numerous Christmas Pageants including Glenelg, Norwood and Blackwood and Onkaparinga.
Competitions and Festivals we have been involved in over the years include Southern Band Music Festival, Adelaide Music Festival, Tanunda Band Festival, Strathalbyn Band Festival, Unley Spring Festival, State and National Championships.