The Derwent Valley Intermediate Band was formed in 2016 to provide an opportunity for
musicians to continue to develop their instrumental and ensemble skills in a fun and
welcoming atmosphere and, for those aspiring to play at a very high level, to facilitate their
transition into the Derwent Valley Concert Band.
Since its formation, the band has been conducted by Andrew Castles, an experienced
educator and a fine musician. During the year, the band performs at several events both in
its own right and combined with the Derwent Valley Concert Band – at the organisation’s
Annual Gala Concerts, the Derwent Valley Autumn Festival, open garden events, the
Collinsvale Market, and the Hobart Twilight Market. The band also participates in the
Tasmanian Bands League State Championships.
Rehearsals are held every Monday night, 7pm to 8:30pm, at our band
rooms in the Memorial Hall, Circle Street, New Norfolk. Please bring along your own
instrument – percussion instruments provided.
For more information please contact:
Andrew Castles, Intermediate Band Conductor: 0437 668 933
Layton Hodgetts, Musical Director: 0417 522 643
Lyall McDermott, Chief Conductor: 0447 481 203
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