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Entertainment Contest Cancelled

Entertainment Contest Cancelled

It is with regret that scaba announces the cancellation of their Entertainment Contest, scheduled to take place on 20th May, due to lack of support. The contest had a confirmed entry of just 9 bands and financial projections indicated that going ahead would incur a loss of approximately £1000. The association’s Executive Committee has reluctantly…

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Norman Every

Norman Every

Vice President Married with 3 children and 7 grandchildren, Norman comes from a banding family and believes he has a brass gene in his make-up! His grandfather Frank founded the former Nelson Silver Band in the Rhondda Valley and then, following a move to Berkshire in the 1920s, formed the St Sebastian Wokingham Band. Norman…

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Kenneth Dennison

Kenneth Dennison

The funeral of former scaba President Kenneth Dennison took place yesterday at Barham Crematorium near Canterbury. scaba was represented by Contest Manager, Jane Stewart. The ceremony was simple and elegant: Howard Wilson, former Solo Horn and Secretary of the City of Coventry Band gave the eulogy. In it, he recalled Ken’s banding days, from Rothwell…

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Oxted Band Autumn Concert

Oxted Band Autumn Concert

Despite an arson attack on Oxted Band’s band hut on the afternoon of Wednesday 5th October, causing damage to the rear of the band room, their Autumn Concert will go ahead as planned on Saturday 29th October at St John’s Church, Church Way, Hurst Green, Surrey, RH8 9EA at 7.30pm.   The damage to the…

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In Concert with Steve Sykes

In Concert with Steve Sykes

Cranbrook Town band are pleased to announce Steve Sykes as guest soloist at this years concert supporting the Demelza charity. Steve will also be running a Bass and Lower band workshop which is open to all “lower band” players.  Both events will take place in Cranbrook on 26th November. Book early for the workshop as places…

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Amersham Community Music Fest

Amersham Community Music Fest

The Amersham band will be hosting two great events in one day, Saturday 15th October, both featuring world-renowned euphonium player David Childs.   The band’s annual Community MusicFest concert will be held at the Elgiva Theatre in Chesham and will showcase David as guest soloist and also feature the Beacon Voices choir. The concert will…

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Vacancies at LGB

Vacancies at LGB

Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham Brass band (LGB Brass) are a friendly, active concert and contesting bass band based in Lewes, East Sussex.   We have vacant seats in the Cornet sections (positions negotiable), and are looking for an additional Horn and Bb Bass player to swell our numbers.     We contest at Local (scaba)…

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Oxted Band Autumn Concert

Oxted Band Autumn Concert

This year’s Oxted Band Autumn Concert will be held on Saturday 29th October at St John’s Church, Church Way, Hurst Green, Surrey, RH8 9EA at 7.30pm. The theme of this year’s concert is CLASSIC BRASS. We shall not only be showcasing music from the great composers such as Dvorak and Borodin, but will also feature…

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