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1st and 2nd Sections Regional Test Piece Workshop

1st and 2nd Sections Regional Test Piece Workshop

scaba are pleased to announce that for the first time, we will be holding a workshop led by two respected AoBBA members, looking at the test pieces selected for the 1st and 2nd Sections at the 2018 Regional Contests. Brass Metamorphosis (1st Section) will be discussed by Nicholas Garman, who, as well being the MD…

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Pam Taylor

Pam Taylor

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the death of scaba Vice President Pam Taylor on 14th November. Pam was the wife of John Taylor, an active member of both scaba and the Burgess Hill (latterly Mid Sussex) brass band, and our Chairman for many years.  Not a player herself, Pam…

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Join us in 2018

Join us in 2018

scaba is the local association for brass bands in the South East of England, and we don’t just organise contests! Benefits to our member bands include: ♪ Funding and organisation of the Southern Counties Youth Band, with discounted subs for players from member bands ♪ Free advertising on the scaba website and social media ♪…

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BBb Bass Vacancy at LGB Brass

BBb Bass Vacancy at LGB Brass

Due to changing work commitments, LGB Brass is looking for a committed BBb bass player to join their ranks. This friendly band based in Lewes, East Sussex, has a sensible mixture of concerts, marches and contests as well as the opportunity to take part in smaller ensemble work. There’s an instrument available and just waiting…

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Vacancies at St Sebastian

Vacancies at St Sebastian

Formed by Frank Every (grandfather of scaba President Norman Every) in 1931, Saint Sebastian Wokingham Band is a friendly 2nd-section band with an active social life. In addition to contesting, the band’s calendar includes several concerts, fetes and parades. The band rehearses at St Sebastian’s C of E Primary School, Nine Mile Ride, Wokingham, Berkshire,…

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Changes to scaba Contesting in 2018

Changes to scaba Contesting in 2018

The scaba Spring contest will be moving from its traditional April date to 25th February in 2018, giving bands an ideal opportunity to test-run their pieces for the Regional contests in March. The contest schedule and entry form will be circulated to scaba member bands and downloadable from the website at the end of December….

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