About the Moreland City Band

1918 Brass Band

The Moreland City Band is a community music group that was formed in 1882.

In recent years Moreland City Band has evolved into a hip, funky, multicultural ensemble that reflects the vibe of the Moreland community.

We encompass a range of musical styles including jazz and big band idioms, Balkan and other world music, baroque music and traditional brass band arrangements.

Instrumentation includes trumpets, horns, trombones, saxophones, double bass and drum kit.

Band members include professional musicians, tertiary music students, music graduates and dedicated amateurs.

Moreland City Band Reborn

In 2008 the Moreland City Band was a traditional brass band struggling to survive.

Here, President Howard Norsetter, Musical Director Scott Tinkler and band members Cathy Connor, Omid Shayan and Sigrid Rolfe tell of how the band addressed what seemed to be terminal decline in order to create new vitality and relevance.