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Sheppard to lead Test Valley's young flock

March 17, 2017
Kiri Sheppard has been appointed as the new Musical Director of Test Valley Youth Band.

Tracy Newlands

Frosty's get gr-r-r-reat new MD!

May 18, 2016
Tracey Newlands has been appointed as the new MD of Test Valley's Frosty's Band.


Wormald set for Andover return

October 7, 2015
Chris Wormald will make a long awaited return to work with the Test Valley Band organisation later this month.


Test Valley extend musical links

July 22, 2015
A short mini tour sees Test Valley Brass extend its musical links to Worcester under the new new MD...

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Pithers takes over MD role at Test Valley Brass

June 3, 2015
Matthew Pithers has taken on the role of Musical Director at Test Valley Brass.

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Test match success for Test Valley Brass

April 22, 2015
Test Valley Brass certainly enjoyed their recent competitive visit to the Basingstoke Music & Arts Festival.

TVB Academy

Young and now old at Test Valley

November 19, 2013
It's not just the youngsters who will be benefiting from brass tuition at Test Valley Brass in future.


Test Valley remember

November 12, 2013
The youngsters and senior players of the Test Valley Brass organisation have played their part in remembering the fallen in conflict.

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Players put to the Test by Wormald

October 29, 2013
Smithills School Band MD leads the players both young and old of Test Valley Brass in a great day of masterclass tuition.

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Fund raising is simply healthy for Test Valley

October 2, 2013
Test Valley Brass funds have been given a healthy boost.

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Test Valley success rewarded

July 16, 2013
Test Valley Brass say thanks and goodbye to a group of talented players.

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Test Valley help with a special place

May 7, 2013
Test Valley Brass has helped raise money for a very special place in memory of a fallen hero.

Thank you cakes

Pass the baton at Test Valley Youth

April 6, 2013
The baton has been passed into new hands at Test Valley Youth — with the help of some tasty cakes...

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New lead Tester for successful youth band

February 4, 2013
Test Valley Youth Band has a new MD after Alec Grimsey hands over the baton to Alun Grace.

New instruments

Santa Andovers the prezzies

December 22, 2012
Santa has certainly called at Test Valley Brass this year.

Test Valley in Spain

Spanish delight for Test Valley

November 7, 2012
Test Valley Brass fly the flag for the best of British brass banding on their recent tour to Mallorca.

Chris Sharp

Sharp exit to cornet bench at Test Valley

October 13, 2012
After a decade or more with the baton Chris Sharp decides to return to the Test Valley ranks.

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Test Valley raise funds for SMART people

October 1, 2012
The young players of Test Valley Brass have been helping raise funds for some a SMART cause.

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Olympic flames for Test Valley Youth

June 26, 2012
The talented young players of Test Valley Youth enjoy their Olympic relay work.

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Test Valley Brass the Baton

June 19, 2012
The youngsters of Test Valley Brass have played their part in the Brass the Baton relays.

Gloucestershire Brass Band Association - Own Choice March & Test Piece Contest

Sunday 19 November • All Saints’ Academy. Blaisdon Way. Cheltenham GL51 0WH

Rotherham Schools' Youth Brass Band - Fountain City Brass Band

Monday 20 November • Rotherham Minster - Rotherham s60 1pd

Foden's Band - Matt Ford - Lichfield Cathedral

Friday 24 November • 19A The Close, Lichfield WS13 7LD

Lofthouse Brass Band - Pudsey Churches Together Christmas Concert

Saturday 25 November • Pudsey Parish Church, Church Lane, Pudsey, LS28 7BD LS28 7BD

Lofthouse Brass Band - Lofthouse Christmas Fair

Saturday 25 November • Lofthouse Methodist Church, Leeds Road, Lofthouse, Wakefield WF3 3NE

Chinnor Silver

November 20 • Despite winning the 2nd section at the GBBA contest we still need a Bb BASS to complete our line up. Good but realistic book of concerts and concerts planned.. We have well attended rehearsals on a Wednesday in our own bandroom.

Hucknall & Linby Brass

November 20 • Hucknall and Linby Band - 2nd section- Require a front row cornet player. We rehearse Thursdays 7.30 -9.30 in Hucknall, Nottingham. With great transport links to the city centre and the universities.

Newstead Brass

November 18 • Bb Cornet (position negotiable). . Newstead Brass, established Midlands Championship section, have opportunity for an additional cornet player. Suitable for experienced player or someone looking to take the next step in their development.

Christopher Houlding

Conductor, Performer, Educator