facebook twitter rss vimeo

*
banner

Friezeland celebrates first Stannard anniversary

A successful 12 months of partnership music making is being celebrated by Friezeland Band and their MD Max Stannard.

Glasses
  The musical partnership has been a successful one for the past year

The Friezland Band has recently its first anniversary of its musical partnership with conductor Max Stannard at the helm.

The Saddleworth band, which faced the possibility of folding before Max took up the role, has since enjoyed a successful 12 months under his baton, which has seen them able to compete on the Whit Friday circuit for the first time in a number of years, and treble in size from 8 to 24 players.

Take us forward

Friezland Chairman, David Barker told 4BR: "Straight away we realised that Max was the man to take us forward.

Over the last year his musical knowledge and encouraging and undemanding approach to rehearsals has created a great atmosphere across resulting in some of our best performances in years. It has also led to several players enthusiastically joining the band."

It's been fantastic to see the band develop over the past year. I would like to thank all of the players for their hard work and commitmentMax Stannard

Fantastic

Reflecting on his first 12 months himself, Max added: "It's been fantastic to see the band develop over the past year. I would like to thank all of the players for their hard work and commitment.

I'm very proud of the progress we have made and look forward to our future projects together."



Welsh Open

Welsh Open adds Spring Festival link to Porthcawl attractions

December 13 • There will be plenty of prizes up for grabs at the Welsh Open next February — including a chance to qualify for the British Open Spring Festival


Shirley

Shirley showcases Christmas delights

December 13 • The Shirley Band and friends recently provided a sell out audience with plenty of Christmas musical treats.


Black Dyke

Black Dyke stars to lead youth workshop in West Yorkshire

December 13 • Star players from Black Dyke Band will lead free workshop tuition for school children in the heart of West Yorkshire next February.


Utrecht

Janssen drop-out Putz new work in line for European Championship

December 13 • The Luxembourg composer Marco Putz will now write the top section test-piece for the European Championships in Utrecht, as Dutch composer Harrie Janssen fails to meet commission time scale.


Strata Brass -

Wednesday 13 December • Rockingham Centre,Sheffield Road,Hoyland Common,Nr Barnsley S74 1DQ


South London Fellowship Band -

Wednesday 13 December • John Lewis Department Store. Bluewater. Kent DA9 9SA


Black Dyke Band - Queensbury Parish Church

Thursday 14 December • Queensbury Parish Church Halifax Road Queensbury BD13


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Thursday 14 December • St Alfege Church. Greenwich Church Street. London. SE10 9BJ SE10 9BJ


Concert - Grimethorpe Colliery: Emmanual Church

Thursday 14 December • Huddersfield Rd, Barnsley S75 1DT


Lindley Band

December 13 • SOLO CORNET (seat negotiable) required to join friendly team who enjoy a balance of good quality engagements and contests. Our bandroom is situated 1 mile from M62 Jcn 24. Rehearsals Monday and Wednesday evenings.


Rhyl Silver Band

December 12 • We have vacancies in our training band who have engagements in their own right.. We would welcome cornets, horn and basses.. Just check us out.


Rhyl Silver Band

December 12 • A friendly North Wales Band based has various vacancies due to a rebuild under our new MD Mr Alan Milnes.. We require front row cornets, back row cornets, solo horn, 2nd trombone and bass.. Come on give us a call.


Julian Bright


Conductor, Compere/MC, Cornet Soloist