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Onwards and Upwards for Horsham!

Onwards and Upwards for Horsham!

The Horsham Borough Band had a successful weekend representing the town in the Regional Finals of the National Brass Band championships, achieving promotion to the First Section from 2020. They are pictured here presenting a cheque to the Kent Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance last week at an open rehearsal in the Drill Hall, Horsham….

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scaba Bands lead the way in London & Southern Counties Region

The weekend of 16th/17th March saw the culmination of this year’s Regional qualifying contests for the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, with our local bands heading to Stevenage for the London & Southern Counties regional contests. The Third Section started the LSC contest on Saturday morning, and scaba was represented by 5 bands…

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2019 Solo & Quartet Competition

2019 Solo & Quartet Competition

After a year off due to issues with our usual venue, the solo and quartet contest returned to Burgess Hill on 19th January. Adjudicator David Loftus enjoyed a total of 18 solos and 3 quartets, with a high standard of music making by all performers. Congratulations to all of our prize winners, and special mention…

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L&SC CHAMPIONS SEEK SOLO CORNET PLAYER

L&SC CHAMPIONS SEEK SOLO CORNET PLAYER

Friary Guildford Band has a vacancy for an experienced solo cornet player. The Band has a varied diary of concerts and contests, including Butlins and the Spring Festival. Rehearsals are Monday & Wednesday 8–10pm in Woking, within easy reach of the M25 and M3 and only 24 minutes by train from London Waterloo. For more…

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2018 Autumn Contest Results

2018 Autumn Contest Results

scaba’s annual Autumn Contest returned to the Hawth in Crawley on Sunday 30th September with a new format designed to appeal to a wider range of competing bands and audiences alike. Adjudicator Sarah Groarke-Booth enjoyed a high standard of performance all day, with 19 bands playing in two combined sections. Godalming Band took top honours…

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Introducing the Norman Every Award

Introducing the Norman Every Award

Members and followers of scaba will know that our former President Norman Every stepped down this year following a move to Cornwall. During Norman’s 5 year term as President he brought a wealth of experience, ideas and enthusiasm to the association, and most importantly he re-formed the Southern Counties Youth Band (SCYB) to give young…

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