Relevant Moments – Banda Orquestral de Câmara de Lobos Os Infantes

Relevant Moments

Foundation.
July 27, 1986: The Banda Orquestral de Câmara de Lobos “Os Infantes”, was founded by José António Nunes de Faria, who soon occupied the functions of conductor (Revista Girão pág. 49 e 62 e Músicos Madeirenses pág. 457)

First performance.
The band’s first performance was in the Bandstand of Câmara de Lobos, which coincides with the date of the foundation. (Revista Girão, nº5, 2º Semestre, 1990)

First Statutes.
The Banda Orquestral de Câmara de Lobos “Os Infantes”, publishes its statutes in JORAM, April 9, 1987. (Revista Girão pág. 65)

Conductor José António Nunes de Faria.
José António Nunes de Faria, directs until 1991, the Banda Orquestral de Câmara de Lobos “Os Infantes”. (Revista Girão pág. 63)

Teacher José Manuel Abreu Petim.
José Manuel Abreu Petim, assumed the functions of the Banda Orquestral de Câmara de Lobos “Os Infantes”, in 1991, where besides the regency, is responsible for the teaching of new elements and makes musical arrangements, destined to the repertoire, where they remain until 1997 (Revista Girão pág. 64 e 66)

Tour.
At the invitation of a band from Santarém, they made their first tour in 1996 outside Madeira. (http://www.osinfantes.pt/)

Big-Band.
This year, 1996, for the first time, Os Infantes, present as Big-band. (Revista Girão pág. 66)

Conducto João Paulo Ferreira dos Santos.
Between 1997 and 2003, João Paulo Ferreira dos Santos took over his artistic direction and was responsible until June 2008 for his training schools in the Banda Orquestral de Câmara de Lobos “Os Infantes”. (Revista Girão pág. 65)

Construction of the new headquarters.
The Banda Orquestral “Os Infantes”, launched the first stone, on August 15, 2001, for the construction of the headquarters. (Revista Girão pág. 66)

Conductor Marco Paulo Teixeira Correia.
In 2003 Marco Paulo Teixeira Correia took over the Banda Orquestral de Câmara de Lobos Os Infantes, an activity that he has been performing, along with the Head of the Fanfare of Regiment of Garrison nº 3 in Funchal and of trumpet performer in the Big-Band of Madeira and the Mariachi. (Revista Girão pág. 65 e 66)

Inauguration of Headquarters.
The headquarters of Banda Orquestral “Os Infantes”, was inaugurated on June 27, 2005 at Sítio da Saraiva, Câmara de Lobos, built on a plot of land provided by the Regional Government and Câmara de Lobos City Hall. (Revista Girão pág. 66)

Public utility.
February 25, 2006, the Banda Orquestral de Câmara de Lobos “Os Infantes”, would be elevated to the category of association of public utility. (Revista Girão pág. 65)

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