The Senior Western band of St. Mary’s College was inaugurated in 1998 under the guidence of the past principal Rev. Bro. K. H. K. Perera.
The Brass band team formed under the teachers in charge, Mr.Priyantha Fernando (1998 – 2002) followed by Mrs. Carmen Peries for(2002 – 2006) & Mr. Anura Fernando (2007 – present) took over the responsibility and since then fought its way through hard work as a team along with the instructor Mr. Nimal Perera.
Today our brass band is one of the best among all the leading schools in Negombo.
Our college brass band plays a vital rules specially at school functions.
They also participate “Rhapsody Brass”, ” Maris Sinfonia”, “Loyola Rhythm”, ” Rythm of Annites”, ” Swaranaabimanaya” & the Negombo Police parade.
Year 2002 is a memorable year for our college brass band because we organized our first band show ” Maryites Phantasy”.
That is a dream of our 2nd band leader Dishan Fernando & after 5 years our 4th band leader Shehan Fernando organized the 2nd band show.
Since the way as the present principal Mr. M.M.D.M.Fernando extends his fullest co-operation in oder to uplift thestandard of the Brasss band.
Band Leaders (Past – Present)
- Vinoj Fernando (1998 – 2000)
- Dishan Fernando (2000 – 2003)
- Akila Bandara(2003 – 2005)
- Shehan Fernando(2005 – 2008)
- Lakshitha Gunsekara(2008 – 2010)
- Manuka Perice (2010 – 2011)
- Pushpitha Rukshan (2011 – present)