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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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SCYB Easter Course 2018

SCYB Easter Course 2018

The Southern Counties Youth band held their 4th annual residential course in the stunning setting of the Anniversary Halls at St Catherine’s School in Bramley from 3rd to 6th April, with guest MD Ian Porthouse back by popular demand. Ian led the band through a full programme of challenging music during the week including a…

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SCYB Easter Course

SCYB Easter Course

The Southern Counties Youth band has been thriving and growing since its inception by scaba President Norman Every in 2014, and last week successfully completed its 3rd annual residential course at St Catherine’s School in Bramley under the musical direction of renowned conductor, composer and percussionist Paul Lovatt-Cooper. Paul, paying his first visit to SCYB,…

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Happy Easter from the Southern Counties Youth Band

Happy Easter from the Southern Counties Youth Band

The SCYB Easter Residential course led by renowned percussionist, conductor and composer Paul Lovatt-Cooper starts on Monday 10th April in the stunning setting of St Catherine’s School, Bramley near Guildford. Join us in supporting the future of brass banding at SCYB’s free end of course concert, 7pm on Thursday 13th April

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Happy New Year from SCYB!

Happy New Year from SCYB!

No, its not January 1st… but September marks the start of a new academic year and the beginning of the Southern Counties Youth Band’s 2016-17 ‘year’ which runs from our first rehearsal on 18th September to our Easter residential course in April. Its not too late to join up for our first rehearsal on 18th…

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Southern Counties Youth Band is Recruiting

Southern Counties Youth Band is Recruiting

Following another successful Easter course under the leadership of Ian Porthouse, the Southern Counties Youth Band is recruiting for the 2016/17 academic year. The SCYB was set up by scaba to encourage young brass players to improve their playing ability and to have fun making music. The band meets once a month on a Sunday….

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