Fanfarenzug Greiz was established in 1964. During the first years of its activity the biggest success was the gain of the bronze medal during the first GDR-Championships. The political Wende and the collapse of the GDR led to a lot of changes. Thanks to a lot of intensively trained young and inspired talents the ensemble was able to take part in competitions in the mid-90ties. New successes came up. In 2000 there was earned the title of the Thuringian Federal State Champion as well as first positions during the following years. Unforgettable was the organization of the Federal State Championships in 2004 in Greiz.
The orchestra came into being in November 1958 on the initiative of the then management of the Chemical Company “Stilon”. Since 1992 the orchestra acts in the City Cultural Centre. During this time Bolesław Malicki conducted the band. Since 2016 Wind Orchestra Gorzów is lead by Anna Wiśniewska. The Town Hall in Gorzów Wlkp. patronizes the orchestra. There are teachers, old boys and students from schools of music, and musicians of the former Garrison Orchestra, in the orchestra. The band gives concerts for the society of Gorzów within the region and abroad. It took part in festivals, tournaments of wind orchestras in Grodzisk Wielkopolski four times gaining the “Złoty Róg” („Golden Horn”) and in the 2nd Polish Wind Orchestras' Competition „Złota Tuba” (Golden Tuba) in 2017 in Złotowo, where it gained the 1st award. At the 4th International Meeting of Wind Orchestras Alte Kameraden in 2010 the orchestra became the winner of the Grand-Prix.
Młodzieżowa Orkiestra Dęta Miejskiego Domu Kultury w Czechowicach-Dziedzicach (Poland)
Młodzieżowa Orkiestra Dęta Miejskiego Domu Kultury w Czechowicach-Dziedzicach was founded in 2005 in the frame of the City Culture House. It keeps alive the tradition of the former Wind Orchestra of the Voluntary Fire Brigade in Ligota. Besides a lot of awards, since 2001 the orchestra sucessfully takes part in the Wind Orchestras' Festival „Złota Trąbka” (Golden Trumpet) gaining bronze, silver and golden diplomas in the categories show, concert and Grand Prix.
Fanfarenzug Neustrelitz came into being in 1996 and was built combining other fanfare bands. The tradition of music played on fanfares in this region reaches to the times of the Grand Dukes of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Right now there are three generations of musicians playing in this band and learning from eachother. Since 2013 the Fanfarenzug Neustrelitz is champion of the federal state Mecklenburg-West Pomerania. During the last years, the band held the first places in the competitions of march and show during the Fanfaronade gaining the corresponding medals – at first in the 2nd division, than in the 1st division. Qualifications to the World Championships were gained in 2014, 2015 and 2016.