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More Xmas player prezzies wanted

Newstead, Foss Dyke and Enderby all would like a player prezzie from Santa.


Newstead Band require:

At the recent Blackpool & West Midlands BBA contests, Newstead Band were delighted to welcome back Dave Tooth on 'temporary principal trombone' covering the vacancy created by Georgina Carter's move 'down south' along with husband Graham (ex principal baritone, principal horn, front row, back row .... not bad in under two years with the band!) following employment relocations. However, the band are still looking to fill this position on a permanent basis and would be keen to hear from experienced players who would like to join this thriving and successful band under the baton of Duncan Beckley. We've had a reasonable contest run this year (4th at area, 2nd in Senior Cup, 1st places at Belvoir entertainments and WMBBA) , some good concerts and a tour to France lined up for April 2003 as well as a growing and successful junior section. Please contact band press officer Mike Allcock at

During the year the band have gone from strength to strength in the Championship Section with an amazing fourth place at the area, second place at the Senior Trophy, first at Belvoir Castle and now 1st and Leamington all from an unsponsered but hard working Band — none of which would have been possible without their enthusiastic and talented conductor Duncan Beckley
Do to work relocations the band are keen to sign a solo trombone player for the New Year — any application in confidence please to telephone Melanie Cooper 01773 748607 or 07970 490773
Melanie Cooper

Enderby Require:

Enderby Band are now looking to recruit in a number of key areas in order to ensure a full lineup of players for the New Year. With the recent announcement of Stephen Cooper as their MD (article: http:/­/­www.4barsrest.com/­news/­detail.asp?id=567), the band are keen to develop and grow over the forthcoming period. The Band is currently well placed within the Midlands 1st section and with a decent result at the Area
Championship in March could well find themselves in the promotion frame.

Current vacancies exist within the Trombone, Bass and Euphonium/Bari section, so if you are interested then please contact Trevor Hounsome on 07809051124 or email For further information
please visit our website at www.enderbyband.co.uk Your inquiries will be treated with confidence.

Enderby Band are a self-funding 1st section band based in Leicestershire (Midlands), located close to the junction 21a of the M1. They rehearse twice a week on Tuesday and Friday 7.45-9.45pm. The Enderby Band
Organisation is the umbrella title and has in excess of 100 musicians that help form the Training, Youth and Senior band.

Foss Dyke Require:

Foss Dyke Band 1St Section National Grading,based at Waddington Lincolnshire require urgently(for next years Areas) the following players

Soprano Cornet,
Solo Trombone

We are a friendly hardworking band and have been demoted to 1St.Section from 2003. We are working hard to re-establish our former status and would like to hear from any individual who can give their time and effort to this task. You will be welcomed with open arms. Walter Ritchie.BEM musical Director Foss Dyke. Tele 01522-823702 or 07721-433916

Glyn Williams

Aldbourne to get double euph lead

July 18 • Glyn Williams joins David Thornton to spearhead the Aldbourne musical assault at British Open.


Fellowship honour for Childs

July 18 • Dr Robert Childs has joined elite fellowship company at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.

Band ASupplies

More Summer Sizzlers from Band Supplies

July 18 • There are some brilliant second hand deals on offer from Band Supplies at the moment — so get in touch.


Astley Youth to host free Summer School course

July 18 • There's a wonderful opportunity to learn from two great tutors — and its free.

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Lofthouse Brass Band - Filey Bandstand

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Hitchin Band

July 18 • KIT/PERCUSSION PLAYER VACANCY - Hitchin Band (LSC Championship section 2019). We seek a kit and/or percussionist to join our busy and sociable band.

Hitchin Band

July 18 • KIT/PERCUSSION PLAYER VACANCY - Hitchin Band (LSC Championship section 2019). We seek a kit and/or percussionist to join our busy and sociable band.

Worthing Silver Band

July 17 • Worthing Silver Band are a lively band looking to increase their numbers. We are looking for back row cornets, 2nd horn, 2nd baritone, Eb + Bb bass. We perform a selection of concerts and we are the organisers of Brassbandathon. Look us up for more info.

David Frame

Bass/Tenor Trombone Player, Adjudicator (Member of AoBBA) Occasional Conductor