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Vacancies in Wokingham

Vacancies in Wokingham

St Sebastian Wokingham Band are recruiting ahead of the regional contest in Stevenage in March. Rehearsals are Mondays and Thursdays, 8-10pm at St Sebastian’s Primary School, Wokingham, RG40 3AT. The band is able to loan certain instruments and owns percussion equipment. For further information or to apply for any of these positions, please contact the…

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Ron Gray

Ron Gray

It is with deep regret that I share the news that our Vice President and dear friend Ron Gray passed away peacefully in hospital last night, 14th January. Ron first became interested in the world of Brass Banding during his National Service in the RAF in 1950, when he joined the station band in what…

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SCYB Christmas rehearsal – Monday 30th December

SCYB Christmas rehearsal – Monday 30th December

The Southern Counties Youth Band’s annual Open/family rehearsal is on Monday 30th December, and you are all invited to come and join us to blow away the Christmas cobwebs. This is an ideal opportunity to meet the SCYB members and team, other banders from your area and play some different music, so bring your instruments,…

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2019 Autumn Contest Results

2019 Autumn Contest Results

The Hawth Theatre in Crawley welcomed 10 bands to scaba’s annual Autumn contest last Sunday, 29th September. The day started with the B section for Third, Fourth, Youth Section and Ungraded Bands. Adjudicator Tom Hutchinson was treated to a fantastic selection of pieces and thanked all the bands for their high standard and enjoyable performances….

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New signings for Horsham Borough Band

New signings for Horsham Borough Band

The Horsham Borough Band is delighted to welcome James North, Kate Blincoe and Claire Pickard to its ranks. They have all recently signed for the band and join on Euphonium, Trombone and Cornet. Musical Director Mark McLauchlin said ‘these signings are a great boost to the band who are working hard to secure respectable results…

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SCYB Going from Strength to Strength

SCYB Going from Strength to Strength

The Southern Counties Youth Band has reached the end of an enjoyable and successful year and is looking forward to starting all over again in September! Our regular monthly rehearsals from September to March included a fun open rehearsal at Christmas, conducted by tutor Ian Lanceley, where band members got the chance to play some…

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Vacancies at Oxted band

Vacancies at Oxted band

Oxted Band, an ambitious but friendly concert, bandstand and occasional contesting band based in Surrey, require committed CORNET PLAYERS and TROMBONE PLAYERS together with a 2nd EUPHONIUM PLAYER to complement our line-up due to retirements and overseas employment opportunities for current players, Led by MD Darrell Scholes, we have a busy schedule of events over…

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