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Music

Remember that band from your high school? You might find them here in this selection of photographs from our collection. Christchurch has produced many musicians, including some who turned their...

Brass band in Gardens

A brass band, possibly Sumner Brass Band, playing in gardens.

Date 1963 to 1964
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Milly Hopkins collection

The Simpson family brass band members

Members of Royal New Zealand Air Force brass bands with their instruments. Pictured are Flight Lieutenant, Richard Simpson (Wigram), Squadron Leader, Richard A. Simpson, and Flight Lieutenant, Ralph...

Date 1971-07-06
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Halswell Winter Ball stage setup

Band instruments laid out before a show at the Halswell Winter Ball at the Halswell Community Hall, 450 Halswell Road.

Date 2015-08-08
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Nicholas Glen : Halswell Project, 2015

Halswell Winter Ball, Halswell Community Hall

Band, Phoenix Knights, playing at the Halswell Winter Ball at the Halswell Community Hall, 450 Halswell Road. Groups of children and adults are dancing in the foreground.

Date 2015-08-08
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Nicholas Glen : Halswell Project, 2015

Halswell Winter Ball, Halswell Community Hall

Band, Phoenix Knights, playing at the Halswell Winter Ball at the Halswell Community Hall, 450 Halswell Road. Groups of children and adults are dancing in the foreground.

Date 2015-08-08
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Nicholas Glen : Halswell Project, 2015

Children attending music course

Views of children attending a Christchurch School of Instrumental Music course.

Date 1970-06-20
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Pied Piper at Fendalton library

Elizabeth O'Connor, a Court Theatre trainee director, playing the Pied Piper at Fendalton Library to a group of Children.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1984 Star photographs

Sorbonne Restaurant

Exterior and outdoor seating area of the Sorbonne restaurant in the Arts Centre on Worcester Boulevard. Diners are being entertained by accordion and guitar players.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1984 Star photographs

Non-stop guitar playing record attempt

Photos of Hillmorton High School students, Wendy Harding, 16, and Bill van Peer, 17, playing acoustic guitars non-stop for 24 hours to raise money for the Save the Children Fund, and to set a world...

Date 1971-09-17
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips