*
banner

Camborne Music Festival looking for brass entries

The Camborne Music Festival celebrates its 50th anniversary this year with a spotlight on talented brass band talent.

CORENT
  The festival is looking for entries from brass and percussion players

The Camborne Music Festival is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with a brand new website and an exciting syllabus in what should be a golden year for this landmark musical event in west Cornwall.

"We're open for entries now and there are no fewer than 150 classes listed in the syllabus this year for musicians of all ages,"Alvine Holmes, Chairman of the Festival told 4BR.

"Young people and adults alike can take part in a very wide variety of classes. These include vocal, pipe organ, keyboard, handbells, piano accordion, composition, guitar, strings, recorders and woodwind as well as brass — whether cornet, euphonium or percussion!"

Brass section

The brass section is a high point, throwing a spotlight on talented local musicians some of whom play in the area's bands. The new annual Menin Gate prize offers £100 to the top soloist (including percussion) under the age of 18.

Alvine added: "A warm welcome is extended to everyone who comes along to listen to and encourage performers young and old."

The new annual Menin Gate prize offers £100 to the top soloist (including percussion) under the age of 184BR

Further information:

To download an entry form and syllabus, visit www.cambornemusicfestival.org

4barsrest logo

Become a supporter and help make our future secure.

4barsrest continues to be a proudly independent voice. There are no paywalls to overcome to be able to enjoy what we do to keep our journalism at the heart of the brass banding world. Support us from just £2.50 per month.

Support us    


Regional

2020 Regional test-pieces revealed

September 16 • Works by Philip Sparke, Tom Davoren, Kit Turnball, Andrew Baker and Christopher Cole will pose the challenges for bands wishing to claim their places at the Royal Albert Hall and Cheltenham next year.


Cheltenham

Result: 2019 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 2

September 15 • South Yorkshire Police and Leigh Baker enjoy the title winning 'Occasion' in Cheltenham


Centaur

Result: 2019 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 3

September 15 • Uppermill tame the Viking challenge to claim the National title in Cheltenham


Centair

Result: 2019 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 1

September 14 • Unison Kinneil completes remarkable rise from the ashes of despair to claim National title.


Black Dyke Band - Swiss Open Gala Concert

Saturday 21 September • Europaplatz 1, 6005 Luzern, Switzerland 6005


The GUS Band - Last Night of the Proms

Saturday 21 September • Holy Trinity Church, . Squires Hill, . Rothwell, . Northamptonshire NN14 6BQ


Foden's Band - St Andrew's Church, Penrith

Saturday 21 September • St Andrews Place, Rowan House, CA11 7XZ


Enderby Youth Band - Mike Fowles, directing a Youth training weekend

Saturday 21 September • Lutterworth College. Bitteswell Road . Lutterworth LE17 4EW


Drighlington Band -

Saturday 21 September • Drighlington Methodist Church BD11 1EL


Bollington Brass Band

September 17 • Bass Trombone, Front/Back row Cornet and percussionist (kit)required to replace players leaving for University. We will be playing in the North West 1st section next year and have a sensible and varied job programme.


Stannington Brass Band

September 16 • A rare opportunity has arisen to join one of Sheffield's leading bands with a vacancy for an EEb TUBA player to complete our bass section. We have a good band room atmosphere and a calendar of interesting concerts and contests


Dobcross Silver Band

September 15 • Dobcross Silver Band invite applications for the following competent players. . . . Bb BASS, FRONT ROW CORNET, BASS TROMBONE. . . This is an exciting time for the band. There is a new 'buzz' about the place as we go from strength to strength


James Chamberlain

BMus (Hons) PGCE
Conductor, Teacher


               

 © 2019 4barsrest.com Ltd