Tauraroa School Band

Tauraroa Jazz Band comes from Tauraroa Area School located 20km South West of Whangarei.

Our rural school comprises approximately 500 students aged 5 to 18. The jazz band has been performing together for a number of years and consists of Courtney Summers (vocals), Molly Alford (tenor), Xanthe Cave (alto), Danae Lindardatos (clarinet), Megan Burns (trumpet), Will Visser (trumpet), Amy Burns (bass), Luke Truman (guitar), Lucy Xu (keys), LJ-Yearbury-Murphy and Jay Wilson (drums).

Two teachers help out - Chris Townshend (trombone) and Keith Cave (bari). The group is led by music teacher, Derek Hopper.