header logo

Whānau Overture

for concert band / wind band by Anthony Ritchie Opus 211

Prior to composing the piece for the Manukau Wind Band, Anthony received comments from band members describing what playing in the band meant to them. These comments informed the ideas in the music.

Programme Note

Whānau Overture was commissioned by The Manukau Concert Band to celebrate their 50th anniversary, and to be performed during 2021, under conductor Tom Chester. The band is proud of its inclusive and community spirit, and the music endeavours to reflect that: it is upbeat and playful and contains dance rhythms, but also has a tone of determination.

Buy the right to download a single pdf containing both the full score, and a transposed score, online, and permission to print it as required for one organisation: NZ$20.00

Buy the right to download a single pdf containing a complete set of parts, online.

Purchase the right to download and print/use parts for:

Orders are saved in a secure Paypal shopping cart which is viewed on a separate browser tab. When you have finished shopping, simply Check Out for a Secure Guest check out using your credit card, or to use an existing Paypal account choose Paypal Check Out.
Orders are processed every 5 minutes. An email with a link to each file should arrive within 6 minutes of checking out. If it does not arrive we will likely notice during a New Zealand working day but please send an email to bellbirdpublications at gmail dot com if you have any problems with ordering.