Frequently Asked Questions

Who can join the MRB?

The MRB is built around the ideals of acceptance and diversity. We welcome people of all genders and sexualities, and aim to provide an environment free from all forms of discrimination. There is no requirement for members to be part of the LGBTQIA+ community as allies are welcome so long as the safe environment is maintained.

*Anyone who is under 18 and wishes to join the band must provide written consent from a parent or guardian.

How do I join the MRB?

Anyone is welcome to come along to a few rehearsals to find out what we’re all about. After that, an annual subscription is required to become a member ($120 standard or $60 concession per year).  Email for more information.

Do I need to audition?

No. All we ask is that you can read music and can play your instrument at a basic level.

What instruments are in the band?

The MRB is a symphonic concert band. The instruments that make up the band are: flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, bass clarinet, alto sax, tenor sax, bari sax, trumpet/cornet, french horn, trombone, euphonium, tuba, string bass and percussion.

Where and when are rehearsals?

Rehearsals are in Prahran every Thursday night.

What sort of music does the band play?

Our repertoire is as diverse as our members.  We play music from movies, musicals, tv, pop, rock, jazz, classical and everything in between.  The difficulty level of the music varies from grade 2 to grade 5, depending on what we’re performing and how much we like the arrangement.

Is the MRB seeking any particular instruments currently?

The MRB are particularly seeking low brass players currently. These include Tuba, Trombone and French Horn.

Other instrumentalists are welcome to join regardless.

How do I find out more?

Email us at

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