The Carols Big Band is drawn from members of the Mt Barker Big Band together with selected guest musicians.
Rehearsals for the Big Band begin in mid-September and join together with the vocalists during November to put the finishing touches on the Carols in the Park program.
The 2019 Carols Big Band features –
Musical Director – Karen Redman
Saxophones – Jason Nicholson, Kate Ginever, Brett Gable, Graham Taylor
Trombones – Jane Olds-Jones, Ian Mundy, Glen Mears (wind synth)
Trumpets – David Fletcher, Steve Turner, Nicole Spencer (alto sax)
Drums – Barry Moore, Jake Rutter
Guitars – Stephen Stone, David Bentley
Piano – Sue Mears