by Eleotrio Telegbaph.
BAND CONTEST AT CHfUSTCHUROH.
Kkom Our Special Cobeespondent
CHRISTCHURCH, April 1
The bands entered in the A compe. tifion are as follows: - Derry's Private Band (Cbristchurch), C.Y.O (Christchurch), 12th Regiment (Nelson), Hibernian (Inveroargill). Tramways (Wellington), South' Canterbury (Timaru), Garrison (Wanganui) Woolsson (Christohurob), Marine (Lyttelton), Garrison (Westport), Tenth Regiment (Oamaru). The contest in the A Grade should be most inter , esting The previous champions. Wanganui were beaten last year in Auokiand by South I Cantorbury, and the twain will meet as?ain here to struggle for the championship. The Weßtport Garrison Band makes its first appearance before a Cbristchurch audience, and it come 3 with a good reputation. The 13th Regiment, Hibernians, and the 10th Regiment are all well known in the contest field, and are bound to give account of themaelves Local bands are too well known to need description.
The B Grade Competition are Onehunga, C.V.C., 9th Regiment (Napier), Napier City Band and Kaponga, The C Grade are New Brighton, Marine, the Reohabites and Ranigiora. All thi bands will take part in the Quiok step Competition at the Sbow Grounds on Saturday, which should be a fine sight. On Saturday morning the solos start in (bo Coliseum, wbere the seleotions will also he played. The entries for the solos are as follow?:— i hampionehip cornet solo, 25;
soprano oornet, 12 ; B Fiat oornet (amateur)
39; flugel horn, 13; tenor, 20 ; baritone, 12; tenor trombone, 15; G trombone, 6;
euphonium, 14 ; E flat. 21 ; B flat bass, 3 ; B B flat, 10; trombone trios, G quartettes, 20
On Good Friday a sacred concert will be held at the Coliseum, and selections will be given by the visiting bands, assisted by Madame C. Holgato and Misses D. Grant and Johnstone, and Messrs Barnes, Mitchell, Mercer, Fleming. Brett, and Tidy On Sunday evening, a sacred concert will be given by the visiting bands at Lancaster Park.'
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TELEGRAPHIC, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3411, 2 April 1915
TELEGRAPHIC Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3411, 2 April 1915
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