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Gloucester celebrate

2009 was a fine year to celebrate for Gloucestershire Youth — with more to come in 2010 with Simone Rebello.

Rebello

 

Gloucestershire Youth Band has been looking back with satisfaction on the past 12 months.

The band has enjoyed working with conductors Ian Porthouse and Nigel Seaman, as well as soloists such as Jonathan Pippen and Dave Danford.

Gold Award

The band also enjoyed its appearance at the National Youth Championships, where they gained a Gold Award in the Intermediate Section.

Following this success, the band was invited to perform at Kingsholm Rugby ground prior to the Gloucester v Worcester game, whilst some members also performed alongside 'Top Gear' presenter Richard Hammond in his 'Engineering Connections' programme helping to illustrate the Doppler effect.

The band also enjoyed its appearance at the National Youth Championships, where they gained a Gold Award in the Intermediate Section4BR

2010 start

The band also enjoyed its performance at the Youth Makes Music event, whilst in they also enjoyed their performance at Disneyland in Paris
and in the Jardin de Luxembourg on Bastille Day.

2010 will start with their January Course where Simone Rebello will be the featured soloist.



radio

Brass bands feature on BBC Radio 4 flagship news programme

November 22 • There was a feature item on the perception of brass bands on the Radio 4 flagship evening news programme PM today...


gbba

Report & Results: 2017 GBBA March & Own Choice contest

November 22 • Forest of Dean Brass lead the way in an encouraging day of contesting in Cheltenham.


Belgian Nationals

Bands prepare for Belgian National Championships

November 22 • 19 bands will line-up for the twin discipline challenges to decide who becomes the various Belgian National champions.


Bennett

Spotlight finally falls on reluctant Bennett at Brass in Concert

November 22 • The outstanding service given by David Bennett to the Brass in Concert Championships was finally spotlighted at Sage Gateshead on the weekend.


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


Enfield Citadel Band -

Saturday 25 November • The Salvation Army. 42 Clarence Road. Southend. SS1 1AN SS1 1AN


Newstead Brass -

Saturday 25 November • John Godber Centre. Ogle Street. Hucknall. Nottingham NG15 7FQ


Thoresby Colliery Band

November 22 • Sadly due to work commitments we are looking for an experienced Percussionist to join our friendly and progressive Band. The Band has experienced a recent run of good form and is currently enjoying a sensible mix of contests, concerts and recordings.


Thoresby Colliery Band

November 22 • Sadly due to work commitments we are looking for an experienced BBb Bass player to join our friendly and progressive Band. The Band has experienced a recent run of good form and is currently enjoying a sensible mix of contests, concerts and recordings.


Hitchin Band

November 21 • Due to a re-shuffle in our cornet section we are now looking for a REPIANO or FRONT ROW cornet player. We are a busy band currently at the top of the 1st section in the London and Southern Counties area. We rehearse Mon + Thurs - 7.45-9.45pm.


Darren R. Hawken

PGdip, BMus(hons) PGCE, dipABRSM, LRSM
Conductor, Arranger, Teacher, Adjudicator, Band Trainer