The 2018 St Andrew's Band in rehearsal with Kaveinga Vaka

In this year's School Brass Band Contest St Andrew's performed in the top grade for the first time, and were awarded Gold Medals for their Hymn, Test Piece and their Entertainment, and a Silver Medal for their March. This places them in the A+ Grade for next year, with just one other Tongan school band - Tupou College.

This is only the fourth year the St Andrew's Band has entered the Contest.

The St Andrew's Band in performance, August 2018

The Test Piece was 'Oregon' by Jakob de Haan, and the St Andrew's hymn choice was Aurelia (The Church's One Foundation) by  Rieks van der Velde

Click here to see videos of their performances

Excerpt from Hymn 'Aurelia'

Excerpt from Test Piece 'Oregon'