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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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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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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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scaba Autumn Contest 2016

scaba Autumn Contest 2016

updated 25/08/16 scaba’s annual Autumn contest will be held at The Hawth, Crawley, on Sunday 25th September. Our adjudicators for the day will be Mike Kilroy (Youth, 3rd & 2nd sections) and Dennis Wilby (1st & Championship sections). 22 bands have entered: Third Section Bletchington Silver -Sheldon Barwick Brighton & Hove City Brass – Matthew…

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2016 Entertainment Contest Results

2016 Entertainment Contest Results

Full Results from the annual scaba Entertainment contest, held yesterday (22/05/16) at The Hawth, Crawley: Adjudicator Michael Fowles awarded marks for Musical performance (60), Entertainment Value (30) and Presentation & Deportment (10). He congratulated all the bands for presenting programmes which all made him smile, and was particularly impressed with the quality of all the…

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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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