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Blidworth enjoys 2014 success

Blidworth Welfare Band has already enjoyed a fine 2014 contesting season with the promise of more success to come...

Blidworth

 

The Blidworth Welfare Band is currently enjoying a highly successful 2014 contest season.

The band recently added the Bolsover Entertainment Championship First Section title to their impressive CV, following their podium finishes at this year’s NEMBBA event, the Midlands Regional contest and Buxton.

National return

Blidworth also enjoyed a fine return at the National Finals — coming 7th against a strong field of rivals before going on to win the Bolsover contest for the third time in four years.

To acknowledge the hard work of the players, annual awards were presented at a recent concert, with Morgan Gallimore, Andrew Baldwin, Trevor Milner, Phil Lee and the Bass Section being presented with individual and section honours.

All the players are really happy with what we have achieved in 2014 so far, and are currently preparing for Leicester contest in Novemberspokesperson

Happy so far

A band spokesperson told 4BR: "All the players are really happy with what we have achieved in 2014 so far, and are currently preparing for Leicester contest in November.

We are also looking forward to the challenge that promotion to the Championship section in January will bring."



Brass in Concert

Result: 2017 Brass in Concert Championship

November 19 • Full results from Sage Gateshead where the 41st Brass in Concert Championship has taken place.


Clackmannan

Results: 2017 Scottish Challenge Shield

November 19 • Clackmannan claims the Scottish Challenge Shield honours with a triumphant performance in Perth.


Sage

Gateshead prepares for the entertainers to arrive

November 17 • The Sage Gateshead will host two days of world class brass band talent this weekend at the Brass in Concert Championship festival.


hands

Trinity Girls look for new lead

November 17 • The successful musical partnership between conductor Ryan Watkins and Trinity Girls Band has come to an end.


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


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.


Wakefield Metropolitan Brass Band

November 17 • FRONT ROW CORNET. SOLO TROMBONE. . The band have an exciting concert/contest/marching schedule ahead. We are looking for a committed front row cornet and solo trombone player to come and join us in the Yorkshire 1st Section! MD: Richard Larder.


Glossop Old Band

November 17 • SOLO TROMBONE. The Glossop Old Band Welcomes applications for the Solo Trombone Chair. The Band will be competing in the First Section as of 2018 and are looking to continue its progression back to the top levels of performance


David Barringer

BMus(Homs)
Conductor and Adjudicator