Home // Newcastle News // MARCHING KOALAS RETURN HOME FROM U.S.

MARCHING KOALAS RETURN HOME FROM U.S.

After more than 30 hours of travel, young musicians from Newcastle’s iconic Marching Koalas have returned home from the US.

Greeted by excited family members, the students recently performed at the 149th Pasadena Rose Parade, which was televised to millions.

“It was really good for the kids and it really put Newcastle on the world stage, it was wonderful,” said band manager Geoff Lynch.

The tour was also Geoff Lynch’s last.

He was one of the founding directors, and has decided to step down from his role as band manager.

“It has been such a big part of my life and something that I was very passionate about and so proud to be able to give so many students and young people the opportunity to see the world.”

(AUDIO IN PARTS)

text will be replaced

About NBN NEWS

avatar

Check Also

REPLICA BATMOBILE SELLS FOR MORE THAN $200,000

The most sought after item in this weekend’s ‘Lost in the 50s’ auction, a replica …

MASSIVE STORM CELL IMPACTS THE HUNTER

The Hunter was not spared – most of the region copping wild winds and heavy …

THE MAN BEHIND THE ‘BOAT TOWING’ MOBILITY SCOOTER

The image of a Belmont man using a mobility scooter to tow his boat went …

MAN’S LUCKY ESCAPE AFTER SHARK ATTACK AT PORT STEPHENS

An early morning swim turned into a traumatic ordeal for a man at Port Stephens, …

One comment

  1. avatar

    Renee, this years Rose Parade was the 129th, not the 149th 🙁