*
banner

Death of Pete Arden

The City of Hull Band has announced the death of its respected tuba player and administrator Pete Arden.

Cross
  The death has been announced of Pete Arden

The City of Hull Band has announced the death of its long serving BBb tuba player Pete Arden. He was 58.

A band spokesperson told 4BR: "Peter finally lost his battle with Covid-19 on Saturday 4th July, having been treated in intensive care at Hull Royal Infirmary for five weeks.

He was unstinting in his support of the band; a fine tuba player, a much respected Secretary for several years and an active trustee. Peter will be greatly missed for as a player and bandsman — and his irrepressible sense of humour.

Our thoughts are with all his family and his many friends throughout the banding world at this sad time."

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 with a one-off donation or subscribe from just £2.50 per month.

Support us    


Hogan Music

Hogan looking for new musical heroes

May 11 • Hogan Music in Newbury is looking to reinvigorate the appeal for music making in the younger generation with a free 'try out' initiative.


RedFox

Vulpes Vulpes inspires Saggers to victory...

May 10 • Composer Paul Saggers claims the prestigious O/Mordent Composer competition prize with a work inspired by the fantastic Mr Fox...


Dobson

4BR Monday Interview with Simon Dobson

May 10 • 4BR talks to the Ivors Award winning composer following the announcement that his work, 'The Turing Test' performed by Valaisia Brass Band has been voted the 'Favourite Own Choice Performance' at the European Championships since 2003.


Fodens

Heritage boost for Foden's

May 10 • Foden's gain further Heritage Lottery Funding with ambitious plans to celebrate and share their proud history with their local community.


Contest: 168th British Open

Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Saturday 18 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL40 4SH


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH


Contest: National Brass Band Championship of Great Britain

Saturday 2 October • Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 2AP


Contest: Youth Brass in Concert

Saturday 20 November • St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR


The Marple Band

May 10 • Are you looking for a change of scene after lockdown. The Marple Band are a 1st Section friendly group of musicians who are looking for an Eb Bass and Bb Bass player, 2nd Horn, Front row cornets and a second cornet to join our successful band. .


Haverhill Silver Band

May 10 • Haverhill Silver Band invite applicants for the following positions: Repiano Cornet, Percussion (to include kit)


Wotton and District Silver Band

May 10 • As soon as we get back to playing in the next couple of months we will be seeking to fill our vacancies for MUSICAL DIRECTOR and Eb BASS.


Dr. Stephen Arthur Allen

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


               

 © 2021 4barsrest.com Ltd