The Geelong West Brass Band gave a great performance on Saturday 6 October 2018 at the Grampians Brass Festival and came first - winning the Michael Smith Memorial Trophy.

The Geelong West Brass Band performed the premier of Nicaea a new Hymn arrangement by the prolific brass band arranger Jared McCunnie on 18 August 2018.

You can listen to the performance here:

'Nicaea' arranged for brass band by Jared McCunnie

Score available for purchase at

Premiered by Musical Director Jeff Steele and Geelong West Brass Band at the 2018 Victorian State Band Championships B Grade.

Featuring Harrison Steele-Holmes (trombone), Gemma Lynch (cornet) and Craig Farrington (flugelhorn).



Nicole Pernice

Vice President

Jacqui Francis

Musical Director

Jeff Steele


Richard Harvey


Chris Woodard



General Committee

Deb Stallard

Stephen Ryan

Geelong West Brass Brass Band came in 2nd Place in B Grade at the 2018 Victoria State Championships in Ballarat on 19th August 2018.

The band played the following contest pieces:

Hymn: Nicaea - arr Jared McCunnie (world premier performance) - Click to listen

Test: 2001 A Brass Odyssey

March: The B.B and C.F. - J Ord Hume

Concert Piece: All Night Long


Geelong West Brass Band will be competing at the 2018 Victorian State Brass Band Championships on Sunday 19 August 2018.