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St Austell Awards

The St Austell Band has been handing out their annual awards.

St Austell


The St Austell Town & Junior bands recently held their annual Christmas Concert, which also saw the presentation of their annual player awards.


Resident MD, Aaron Harvey, was presented with the Chairman's 'Player of the Year' award for his overall contribution both musically and non musically to the band, whilst the ‘Players Player’ went to trombonist Rob Faro.

The light hearted 'King Moment' Award went to the Percussion section of Hayley Tangye, Zoe Teague and Zena Walker, and 2nd horn player Roger Nicholls was awarded 'Most Agricultural Player'!

2010 also saw the St Austell Junior Band continue to grow as they attended both the Bugle and South West Brass Band Association Contests4BR

Youth success

2010 also saw the St Austell Junior Band continue to grow as they attended both the Bugle and South West Brass Band Association Contests.

Youth awards were presented to Daniel Hall, Carys Brush, Jacob Griffiths, Jack Harvey, whilst the back row cornet section won the special cornet award for their fantastic work at the recent SWBBA contest.

Associated Board exam certificates were also presented to Daniel Hall and Mae Hollebon.

Throughout 2010 St Austell Band Club Members raised £1,500 for the Cornwall Air Ambulance, and at the concert a cheque was presented to a representative from the charity.

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.


Results: 2017 Scottish Challenge Shield

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


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.


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 A. Stowell

Conductor and composer