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Maryborough Excelsior [Queensland]

Also/previously known as: Maryborough Excelsior, Maryborough Excelsior & Boys, Maryborough Excelsior (Qld)

This band no longer exists.
Region:Australia
Years active:1936 - 1972
Descendants:Maryborough Excelsior City Band [Queensland]


Contest Results




Date Contest Position Test Piece Draw Conductor
11th Apr 1971 Australian Championships (B Grade Quickstep March ) W
11th Apr 1971 Australian Championships (B Grade) W St. Michael's Mount
10th Apr 1971 Australian Championships (B Grade Parade of Bands) W
6th Apr 1969 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (A Grade) W Le Carnaval Romain [unknown arranger]
6th Apr 1969 Queensland Band Championships (A Grade Quickstep March) W
5th Apr 1969 Queensland Band Championships (A Grade Street March) W
14th Apr 1968 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (A Grade) 3 Alexander Connors
14th Apr 1968 Queensland Band Championships (A Grade Quickstep March) 5 Alexander Connors
13th Apr 1968 Queensland Band Championships (A Grade Street March) 2 3 Alexander Connors
27th Mar 1967 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (A Grade) 4 Alexander Connors
26th Mar 1967 Queensland Band Championships (A Grade Quickstep March) Alexander Connors
25th Mar 1967 Queensland Band Championships (A Grade Street March) Alexander Connors
11th Apr 1966 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (A Grade) 3 1 Alexander Connors
10th Apr 1966 Queensland Band Championships (A Grade Quickstep March) 4 1 Alexander Connors
9th Apr 1966 Queensland Band Championships (A Grade Street March) 1 1 Alexander Connors
18th Apr 1965 Australian Championships (A Grade) 4 Alexander Connors
15th Nov 1963 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (B Grade) 1 3 Alexander Connors
14th Apr 1963 Queensland Band Championships (B Grade Quickstep March) 4 2 Alexander Connors
13th Apr 1963 Queensland Band Championships (B Grade Street March) 4 2 Alexander Connors
3rd Apr 1961 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (B Grade) 1 Alexander Connors
1st Apr 1961 Queensland Band Championships (B Grade Street March) 4 4 Alexander Connors
1st Apr 1961 Queensland Band Championships (B Grade Quickstep March) Alexander Connors
18th Apr 1960 Australian Championships (B Grade) 3 Sunset Rhapsody 4 Alexander Connors
29th Mar 1959 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (C Grade) 1 A Northern Rhapsody Alexander Connors
29th Mar 1959 Queensland Band Championships (C Grade Quickstep March) 2 1 Alexander Connors
28th Mar 1959 Queensland Band Championships (C Grade Street March) 3 March: The Voice of the Guns 1 Alexander Connors
21st Apr 1957 Queensland Band Championships ("B" Grade Quickstep March) 6 1 Alexander Connors
20th Apr 1957 Queensland Band Championships (B Grade Street March) 6 6 Alexander Connors
22nd Apr 1956 Queensland Band Championships ("B" Grade Quickstep March) 6 6 Alexander Connors
22nd Apr 1956 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (B Grade) Alexander Connors
21st Apr 1956 Queensland Band Championships (B Grade Street March) 4 5 Alexander Connors
11th Apr 1955 Queensland Band Championships ("C" Grade Quickstep March) 3 2 Alexander Connors
9th Apr 1955 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (C Grade) 1 Holiday Suite 3 Alexander Connors
9th Apr 1955 Queensland Band Championships (C Grade Street March) 2 3 Alexander Connors
17th Apr 1954 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (D Grade) 4 Alexander Connors
17th Apr 1954 Queensland Band Championships (D Grade Street March) 6 6 Alexander Connors
6th Apr 1953 Queensland Band Championships (D Grade Street March) 1 1 Alexander Connors
5th Apr 1953 Queensland Band Championships ("C" Grade Quickstep March) W
4th Apr 1953 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (D Grade) 2 Faust [Gounod, unknown arranger] 1 Alexander Connors
14th Apr 1952 Australian Championships (C Grade) 4 Aroldo [unknown arranger] 6 Alexander Connors
9th Apr 1950 Queensland Band Championships (C Grade Street March) 4 Alexander Connors
9th Apr 1950 Queensland Band Championships ("C" Grade Quickstep March) 5 6 Alexander Connors
8th Apr 1950 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (C Grade) 6 Mozart's Serenade 1 Alexander Connors
16th Apr 1949 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (D Grade) 2 2 Alexander Connors
16th Apr 1949 Queensland Band Championships (D Grade Street March) 3 5 Alexander Connors
15th Apr 1949 Queensland State Country Grade Championships 1 3 Alexander Connors
27th Mar 1948 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (D Grade) 3 Alexander Connors
21st Apr 1946 Queensland Band Championships ("C" Grade Quickstep March) 3 3 Ralph Skerritt

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Notes

A band known as the Boys’ band was formed in 1936 with Sam Whitaker as conductor. Mr Whitaker passed away in 1940 and the band had various conductors until Ralph Skerritt took over and won D Grade in 1946. The band then changed its name to Excelsior and Boys and a lot of players resigned and joined the Federals. Mr A Connors took over the band in 1946 and over the years gradually became A Grade. The band lost a lot of players after the 1968 contest and amalgamated with the City and City Juniors in 1972.





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