LCCB is celebrating its 60th “Diamond” Anniversary with an extra-special afternoon of music on Sunday 20th August, 2023 at 2pm.
Who is the audience?
Past and present members, family, friends and community members. Audience members are encouraged to support the diamond theme by wearing plenty of “diamonds” and bling.
- Five ensembles will entertain you with a wonderful variety of music from classical to jazz, musicals to marches and more.
- Premier of works by Australia’s Dr Ralph Hultgren. https://hultgren.com.au/biography/
- Complimentary afternoon tea in the foyer after the concert. Catch up with band members, family and friends past and present.
Where is the 60th Anniversary Concert?
The concert will be at The Concourse in Chatswood
What time does the concert start and finish?
The concert starts at 2pm and will finish approximately 4:15pm. Audience members admitted from 1:45pm. Afternoon tea is included with your ticket and will be served in the foyer after the concert.
The Concourse, Victoria Ave, Chatswood.
The Concourse is located in the heart of Chatswood on Sydney’s North Shore. The Concourse is a two-minute walk from the Chatswood Interchange, which incorporates both train and bus terminals. From the Chatswood Interchange, walk down Chatswood Mall and onto Victoria Avenue, east of the station.
The Concourse is equipped with an onsite car park for 400 vehicles located on the basement level of the venue. A maximum rate of $8 is available for cars entering the car park between 6am and 6pm on weekends. The car park entrance is on Ferguson Lane via Archer Street. Accessible parking spaces are available in The Concourse car park and in nearby Endeavour and Spring Streets.
Chatswood train station is located at the Chatswood Interchange and is frequently serviced by Sydney Trains – T1 North Shore and T9 Northern Line.
Chatswood’s main bus terminal can be found at the Chatswood Interchange, just two minutes’ walk from The Concourse.
ACCESSIBILITY for audience members
The Concourse caters for
• Wheelchair Seating – please advise if you need this and book the seats
• Hearing loop
• A loop system working with the patron’s hearing aid. Hearing aids must be in “T” mode.
• Audio Reinforcement
• For patrons who do not have a hearing aid. A belt pack and earpiece, directing sound in ear. Several sets will be available at the venue and they can be obtained from the ushers.
How do I buy or redeem tickets
All tickets are $29.50 (inclusive of venue booking fees and afternoon tea). Tickets can be purchased by clicking here. Band members who have paid for 2 tickets via their annual band fees can apply their band’s discount code to redeem 2 free tickets (exclusive of venue booking fees). Additional tickets can be purchased in the same transaction. There is an additional $2 transaction fee for online bookings and $6.50 for phone bookings.
If band members wish to on-sell their allocated tickets to family/friends/other band members (at full cost or discounted) they will have to purchase the tickets, print them out then hand them over in exchange for payment.
What is the dress code for players?
We need to reflect a polished, good-looking organisation for the photographic records!
Band members are asked to wear full band uniform to the concert. This is important as group photos will be taken at the warm-up rehearsals from 12pm. There will also be an historic whole organisation photo taken after the concert.
Reminder that full band uniform means ALL black with your ensemble’s scarf/tie.
- Good black pants/skirt/shirt/dress
- Black socks/stockings (no bare legs/feet)
- Black shoes
- Black jacket (or CWS jacket with blue contrast)
- No jeans, faded pants, coloured logos or additional colours /stripes.
- No bags or accessories other than your instrument and music to be taken on stage. Black band spit towels are allowed.
For information on the 60th Anniversary Dinner on 26th August, please click here.
To enquire about the 60th Anniversary please use this enquiry form.