Mt Maunganui College Band

Mount Maunganui College is situated in the sunny Bay of Plenty. Mount Maunganui, part of Tauranga, is well known for its surf beaches, walks, fishing, water sports and Mauao which is a large lava dome rising above the town.

Mount Maunganui College is bringing to the Bay of Islands festival its stage band, guitar and ukulele groups. They play a variety of music ranging from jazz, country and pop to rock standards. There are 20 students representing the college with an age range from 14-18.

The band and guitar groups’ best achievement to date is gaining a Gold Medal at the Waikato Band Championships in 2017 and Silver Medals at the Sydney International Music Festival in 2018.

This is the groups’ first trip to the Bay of Islands festival and are looking forward to meeting other musicians from around the world and being part of an exciting event.