David Gallagher was the Guest conductor for Ascot Park Hotel Brass of Invercargill at both the 2008 and 2009 National Contests.
Don McLaurin visited and conducted the band at our rehearsal on 26 July 2007. Don holds a Bachelor of Music, Master of Music and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from Florida State University. He is an active clinician, adjudicator and guest conductor, and has acted in these capacities in US, Canada, England and New Zealand
For our National contest in 2003 we employed the services of distinguished British conductor Richard Evans.Under Richard's baton we were placed Second in the Invitational Band of the Year contest.