Patron Partnership Programme
Annual partnership is sought for each of the players listed in the table below, with the value of the particular players indicated. Partnerships starts at $2,000 and can be given as an individual or as part of a syndicate, and is an ideal way to tailor your support to a specific instrument or player in the band.

Patron Partners may sponsor one or more players. Payments will be made by way of donation, and may be made in the name of an individual, a trust, or a corporate body. Payment should be made by the 31st of May each year. For tax purposes, Woolston Brass is a registered Charity. Patron Partnership will be for a minimum of two years and will be both renewable and transferable.

Patrons may choose to remain anonymous or have their patronage publicly acknowledged. By becoming a Patron Partner, you are directly investing in securing the future of Woolston Brass.

Further information is available in a brochure, a PDF version of which is available for download HERE.

Project Supporters:
The Canterbury Community Trust Christchurch Earthquake Recovery Trust, Air Rescue Services Trust, Farina Thompson Charitable Trust, Lion Foundation, NZ Community Trust, Pub Charity, The Southern Trust, The Trusts Charitable Foundation, Mainland Foundation, First Sovereign Trust, Four Winds Foundation, Infinity Foundation, Trillian Trust, Trust Aoraki, Blue Sky Community Trust, Youthtown Inc, Cue Sports Foundation, Christchurch City Council

Friends of Woolston Brass
Established in the mid 1980′s, “Friends of Woolston Brass” has become a key group of supporters. Friends automatically receive a copy of the band’s quarterly newsletter.
If you would like to join Friends of Woolston, please send a cheque for $25 to: Friends of Woolston Brass, P.O. Box 8187, Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand


Music Director Bryan & Susie Pearson
Principal CornetDame Adrienne Stewart
Solo Cornet 1Sara Daly
Solo Cornet 2Ngaio & Dick Donnell / Jenny May
Solo Cornet 3Deloitte Christchurch
Solo Cornet 4Claire & Simon Evans / Hilary & Thomas Walton
Soprano CornetDame Adrienne Stewart
Repiano CornetAnnette Foster
Second Cornet 1Julia & Dave Mallett / Available $1,000 per year
Second Cornet 2Leighton & Brooke Roberts
Second Cornet 3Christchurch Casino
Third Cornet 1Anonymous
Third Cornet 2The Elizabeth Ball Charitable Trust
Solo Flugel HornAnn Woodham
Principal Tenor HornPhilippa Bates
First Tenor HornDavid & Hilary Stock
Second Tenor Horn 1Melissa Benge / Murray Ireland
Second Tenor Horn 2In Memory of Monty George
Principal BaritoneLeighton & Carmel Brown
Second BaritoneJohn Rhind Community Partnerships
Principal EuphoniumMusic Ways Ltd
Second EuphoniumLeighton & Carmel Brown
Principal TromboneMichael & Lesley Petterson / Anonymous
Second Trombone 1Bernice Ireland
Second Trombone 2Ann Woodham
Bass TromboneTony Lewis / Bernice Ireland
Principal E flat BassJohn Rhind Community Partnerships
Second E flat Bass The Elizabeth Ball Charitable Trust
Principal B flat BassThe Elizabeth Ball Charitable Trust
Second B flat BassFitzwilliam Electrical
Principal PercussionR & RM Redpath
Percussion 1Margaret Austin
Percussion 2Dame Anna Crighton
Percussion 3 Peter & Jane Thorby
Percussion 4Available $2,000 per year