The local association for Brass Bands in the Southern Counties of England

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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 be preceded by a Masterclass led by David, where aspiring brass players can get tips and advice from one of the leading professional players.
 
In prior years, the MusicFest has been a sell-out, so book your tickets early to avoid disappointment. The concert starts at 7:30pm and tickets are available from the Elgiva Box Office.

The Masterclass which is sponsored by Prozone Music and Besson will be held at the Broadway Baptist Church in Chesham. Entry is £5 payable at the door.
 
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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) and National level in the 2nd section section. In 2013, we won the 3rd Section of the National Championships of Great Britain performing Penlee.
 
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If you play any brass instrument and you’re looking to join a great band with a varied engagement schedule who play interesting music, please get in touch with band secretary Sarah Chalmers by email to seclgbbrass@gmail.com or via the website.
Instruments, music and uniform all provided.

www.lgbbrass.co.uk
www.facebook.com/lgbbrass/
@lgbbrass

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 September, and new members are welcome at any time. Take a look at the info pack downloadable from the SCYB page, and contact SCYB manager Norman Every if you’re interested or would like any more details.

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2016/17 Calendar:
*all rehearsals 10am – 4pm at Worth School, Turners Hill nr. Crawley unless indicated otherwise

Sunday 18th September
Sunday 23rd October
Sunday 20th November
Wednesday 28th December (Open rehearsal at Cranleigh Bandroom)
Sunday 29th January
Sunday 19th February
Sunday 26th March

Easter Residential Course Monday 10th to Thursday 13th April.

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 classics from the brass band repertoire, including one of the all-time favourite marches “The Contestor” by T.J Powell and modern classics from the likes of Lennon & McCartney.
We are sure that there will be music to suit all tastes, and that there will be something for everyone to enjoy.

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Refreshments will be served at the interval, and tickets at £10 for adults (£5 for children under 12) will be available on the door.

For more details, please visit our website www.oxtedband.co.uk
e-mail secretary@oxtedband.co.uk or call Peter on 07584 246501
follow @oxtedband on Twitter

Patcham Silver Band celebrates its 70th anniversary this year with a free concert on Saturday 15th October at Patcham High School.
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Starting at 7pm, the concert will feature a wide range of music.  
Patcham Youth Band and Senior Band will be playing during the evening and there will be a chance to purchase the CD they have recorded during 2016. The CD includes solos by the band’s principal players, music from the Proms and the Youth Band’s favourites.
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 All past members of the band, family and friends are invited to help Patcham Silver celebrate 70 years of music making.
 
More details about the band and the concert can be found at www.patchamsilverband.co.uk

 
Follow the band on Twitter @Patchamband