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New signing at Strata Brass

Yorkshire National finalists add to their foundation base with new signing.

Signing
  Strata welcomes a new signing as they look towards Cheltenham.

Strata Brass has welcomed the signing of Mark Tweedle on EEb tuba.

Mark joins from Yorkshire Imperial DUT Band where he had been a long standing member for many years.

Looking forward

Band spokesperson Paul Wilkinson told 4BR: "Mark has appreciated the warmth of the welcome he has received from Strata and we are looking forward together to the National First Section Final in Cheltenham before our promotion to the Championship Section in 2019."



Band Supplies

Top trom deal from Band Supplies

October 18 • There is a great deal on Conn 88H and Conn 88HO Bb/F tenor trombones at Band Supplies at the moment.


Enter

Entries sought for NEMBBA event

October 18 • You can get your entries in early for the 2019 North East Midlands BBA contest next February — and an early Area test piece run out.


pOPPIES

Combined forces set for Cheltenham Remembrance

October 18 • Brighouse & Rastrick and Flowers Bands will join together to commemorate the ending of the First World War at a special concert in Cheltenham next month.


Pete Bates

Bates thanks worldwide show of affection

October 18 • Peter Bates has been overwhelmed by the show of respect and affection following his retirement as North West Regional Secretary.


Gresley Colliery Band - Byrkley Park - Christmas Open Evening

Thursday 18 October • Byrkley Drive, Rangemore St, Burton upon Trent DE13 9RN DE13 9RN


Besses o' th' Barn Band - Celebration Concert

Friday 19 October • Shaw Playhouse 2. 2 Newtown Street, Oldham Ol2 8NX


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Northern College of Music Brass Band

Friday 19 October • Regent Hall. (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street Opp. RESERVED. London. W1C 2DJ


Woodfalls Band - Wellstead Community Choir

Saturday 20 October • Chandlers Ford Methodist Church. Winchester Rd, Chandler's Ford, Hants SO53 2GJ


South London Fellowship Band -

Saturday 20 October • The Salvation Army. Conway Street. Hove BN3 3LA


Markham Main Colliery Band

October 18 • Markham Main Colliery Band I n Doncaster are looking for a baritone player. Rehearsals Tuesday and Friday nights in our own band room. Instrument provided if required.


Amesbury Town Band

October 18 • Players and beginners of any standard are always warmly welcomed, especially some more solo cornets, Eb horns and a spare percussionists to help out existing players. Feel free to drop in even if you just fancy a blow or want to try another instrument


Bedford Town Band

October 18 • Bedford Town Band (London and SC) has vacancies for a front row cornet and a soprano cornet. We are a friendly, ambitious and sociable band with a good balance of concerts and contests planned throughout the year.


Alan Duguid

BA (Hons), PGDipMus, PGCE
Conductor, Composer, Adjudicator (ABBA)