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High profile for Redbridge

London champs have enjoyed displaying their wares in 2008 — from a spot with Reeves & Mortimer to a lock up trip to Dubai.

Redbridge

 

The London & Southern Counties champions, Redbridge Brass have been reflecting on one of its busiest and most exciting years to date.

High profile

A Band spokesperson told 4BR: "During 2008 the band enjoyed a number of high-profile engagements including a trip to Dubai to play at Group 4 Securicor’s annual conference, and performances at Brixton Academy and the Glastonbury Festival with electro-pop band Hot Chip."

On the contesting scene, the band retained its title as L&SC Area Champions and went on to achieve its best ever result at the Masters under the baton of their new MD, Jeremy Wise4BR

Reeves & Mortimer

They added: "The band also appeared at the Olympic Torch relay in London, recorded a concert for BBC Radio 2’s 'Friday Night is Music Night' and featured on 'The One Show' on BBC1, alongside comedians Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer."

Best ever result

On the contesting scene, the band retained its title as L&SC Area Champions and went on to achieve its best ever result at the Masters under the baton of their new MD, Jeremy Wise.

The band has announced that soprano player Martin Britt will be joining the ranks in January 2009, in time for the Butlins contest.



Winter Gardens

Result: 2018 North West Regional Championships: Championship Section

February 25 • Foden's make it a hat trick in Blackpool with Leyland joining them and pre-qualified Fairey in London.


Winter

Result: 2018 North West Regional Championships: Second Section

February 25 • Middleton, Bollington and Flixton head to Cheltenham


Winter Gardens

Result: 2018 North West Regional Championships: Fourth Section

February 25 • Lostock Hall takes the honours as Sale Brass join them in Cheltenham


Eccleston Brass Presentation

Result: 2018 North West Regional Championships: Third Section

February 25 • Eccleston takes the North West Third Section honours


Contest: North West Regional Championships

Sunday 25 February • Winter Gardens Complex, Church Street, Blackpool. FY1 1HU


Friary Guildford Brass Band - the best of Guildford's musical talent

Sunday 25 February • Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook, Guildford GU1 3UX


Northop Silver Band - Northop Brass

Thursday 1 March • Northop Band Room CH7 6BQ


Regent Hall Concerts - Guildhall Brass Band

Friday 2 March • Regent Hall. (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C 2DJ (opposite RESERVED) W1C 2DJ


Contest: Yorkshire Regional Championships

Saturday 3 March • Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA


Wakefield Metropolitan Brass Band

February 25 • FLUGEL PLAYER required to join us after the Area Contest. We are a hard-working and sociable band and are looking for a committed player to fill a key seat. We have a sensible mix of concert and contests throughout the year.


Amington Band

February 25 • Amington Band are in desperate need of a Bass Trombone player for the Midlands Area on 10th March (and beyond!). We’re a friendly bunch of mixed ages, rehearsing under MD Alan Gifford on Mondays and Wednesdays 8-10pm in our band room in Tamworth.


Enderby Band

February 24 • Enderby Band are looking for a SOLO TROMBONE to join us after the Area Contest. We are a hard-working and sociable band and are looking for a committed player to fill a key seat. We have a sensible mix of concert and contests throughout the year.


Dave Collins

BA (Hons) (Dunelm) I, FSCO
Composer and Arranger