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Some great music over the Festive period from 27-12-13:

27th December

The Wonder of Christmas
Peter Graham
Christmas Piece
Goff Richards
Black Dyke
Conductor:Dr. Nicholas Childs
Narration: Ken Greenwood
Scrooge: James Sykes

Il Seraglio
WA Mozart
Conductor: Richard Evans

Eric Ball
Conductor: Elgar Howarth
Soloist: Richard Marshall

Three Kings Swing
William Himes
Household Troops
Conductor: Major John Mott

In The Bleak Midwinter
arr Newton
Five Lakes Silver
Conductor: Neil Barlow
Soloist: Jeff Markwick

Steven Ponsford
Conductor: Dr. Stephen Cobb

O Holy Night
Adolphe Adam
Black Dyke
Conductor: Dr. Nicholas Childs
Soloist: David Thornton

Midnight Sleighride
Sergei Prokoffiev arr. Farr
Conductor: Major Peter Parkes

Navity from Dove Descending
Philip Wilby
Black Dyke
Conductor: Dr. Nicholas Childs
Narration: Ken Greenwood

A Christmas Suite
Alan Fernie
Black Dyke
Conductor: Dr. Nicholas Childs

One Moment in Time
Albert Hammond
Conductor: Marc Reift

The Shining Star
Peter Graham
Conductor: Prof. David King

National trophies

2018 National Finalists confirmed

March 19 • The list of bands who will challenge for National honours in the autumn is now complete following the last round of 2018 Regional contests on the weekend.

Friary Guildford

Result: 2018 London & Southern Counties Regional Championship: Championship Section

March 18 • Frairy Guildford make it four wins in a row as they retain their top-flight title and are joined at the Albert Hall by Thundersley.


Result: 2018 London & Southern Counties Regional Championship: Fourth Section

March 18 • Bradwell Silver strikes gold to take Fourth Section title and head to Cheltenham alongside Regent Community Brass and Great Yarmouth Brass.


Result: 2018 North of England Regional Championship: Championship Section

March 18 • NASUWT Riverside makes it a North of England Area double as they head back to the Albert Hall as champions again with Reg Vardy in tow.

Black Dyke Band - The Hawth, Crawley

Sunday 18 March • The Hawth, Hawth Ave, Crawley RH10 6YZ

Contest: Welsh Regional Championships

Sunday 18 March • Brangwyn Hall, The Guildhall, Swansea SA1 4PE

Contest: London & SC REgional Championships

Sunday 18 March • Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage SG1 1LZ

Contest: North of England Regional Championships

Sunday 18 March • The Gala Theatre, 1 Millennium Place, Durham DH1 1WA

Black Dyke Band - Mirfield Parish Church

Thursday 22 March • Mirfield Parish Church, 38 Church Lane, Mirfield WF14 9HX

Knaresborough Silver Band

March 19 • Knaresborough Silver Band are looking for percussion players to join them following their recent success in the Areas 3rd section gaining our 3rd Cheltenham invitation in the last 4 years. We rehearse on Tuesday evenings @ 7.30pm.

East Yorkshire Motor Services Brass Band

March 19 • The EYMS Band has an immediate vacancy for a first class Solo Euphonium Or Solo Baritone. With The Grand Shield on the horizon and a sensible concert schedule we are looking for a talented individual to join this experienced section.

Chinnor Silver

March 19 • We are sadly loosing one of our award winning bass team soon(best basses award at areas) so we are looking for a Bb BASS . Good book of contests and concerts planned including butlins . We rehearse on Wednesday in our own bandroom

Dr. Stephen Arthur Allen

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