Founded in 1938 as the Balmoral Boys’ Silver Band, Auckland City Brass is a B grade brass band based in Three Kings, Auckland. The band is committed to developing, teaching, and performing quality brass music in the community, and also regularly appears at competitions, public events, and at private functions. The conductor of Auckland City Brass is Tak Chun Lai, Principal Tuba with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, and members of the band are an ensemble of professional, semi-professional, and amateur musicians.