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Tullis to enjoy time at Her Majesty’s pleasure

Six members of the Tullis Russell Band organisation will get to meet The Queen at a Royal Garden Party later this year.

Tullis Russell Mills

 

Six members of the Tullis Russell Mills Band organisation will be guests of Her Majesty the Queen at a Royal Garden Party the Palace of Holyrood later this year.

The request came from the Lord-Lieutenant of Fife, and recognises the achievements of the organisation which includes a Youth, Intermediate and Senior band in its local community.

Enjoy the day

Two members of each band will enjoy the day, as a spokesperson told 4BR: “2014 was a historic year for our organisation and receiving this recognition brings our work to the attention of the general public. We can’t wait, and feel very honoured.”

2014 was a historic year for our organisation and receiving this recognition brings our work to the attention of the general public. We can’t wait, and feel very honouredTullis Russell Mills

Bands of the Year

In 2014 the Intermediate and Senior Tullis Bands won both of their respective sections at the Scottish Championships, were also crowned Sectional Scottish Bands of the Year.

Meanwhile, 2015 is already shaping up to be another very busy year with concerts arranged in Ceres, Glenrothes, Springfield, Dunfermline, Cupar, Aberdeen and Dundee.



Brass in Concert

Results: 2017 Brass in Concert Championship

November 19 • The all conquering Norwegians of Eikanger become the Brass in Concert champions.


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


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.


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.


Dr. Stephen Arthur Allen

D. Phil. (Oxon) [Ph.D Oxford University], GBSM, LTCL, ABSM, ALCM, Cert. Ed.