Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Well-Known Band Is Looking for a Leader

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Well-Known Band Is Looking for a Leader

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IF MUSIC flows through your body and you can conduct a concert band, then the Mackay City Band wants you.

The Mackay City Band is a regular at festivals and concerts in the region, but due to job opportunities and position transfers, they will not have a conductor from next year.

"Our current conductor Elaine Hueber who is an instrumental music teacher has been transferred up north by Education Queensland," Mackay City Band secretary Nicole de Brueys said.

"Elaine has been conducting the band since mid this year after our main conductor Alan White had to leave due to a job opportunity in Brisbane. She has been great and it will be sad to see her go."

Ms de Brueys said after losing Alan as conductor it had been difficult because he had a long term vision for the band.

"He inspired us to change from a brass band into a concert band where he worked hard in recruiting new players so we could have the instrumentation for a concert band as well as teaching the band a new repertoire," she said. …

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