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Elland Silver Youth

Procession to the Minster...

April 18, 2021
Members of the Elland Silver Youth Band perform together for the first time since lockdown at Halifax Minster on the weekend.


Scout plays lament to Duke

April 12, 2021
An image of 14 year old Andrew Naylor has been published in the national media paying a musical tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh.


To Elland back for Cory Vikings

February 13, 2021
Philip Harper and his band of conquerors will be paying a visit to Elland Silver Youth Band today — and you can join in the fun.

Andrew Naylor

Another honour for scouting star

July 28, 2020
13 year old Andrew Naylor has been voted BrassFestUK 'Lockdown Person or Group Award' winner to add to his accolades and press coverage in recent days.


Elland take innovative approach to 25th celebrations

June 03, 2020
Elland Youth Band will celebrate their Silver Jubilee with a 21st century approach to entertainment.


Sam keeps students in-line on-line

March 28, 2020
Elland Silver Youth Band MD Sam Harrison is making sure her players and pupils are inspired to keep practising by virtual lessons.

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Elland lead processions at the Minster

February 13, 2020
Elland Silver Youth Band offered a warm musical welcome to friends at their recent Youth Brass Festival at Halifax Minster.

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Elland Silver Youth ready for 25 year celebrations

January 10, 2020
The remarkable Elland Silver Youth Band hopes to celebrate its 25th anniversary with past generations.


Youth Festival set for Halifax

December 31, 2019
Youth ensembles from Elland Silver Youth & Training Bands, Dobcross Youth, HD9 Youth and the Red Admiral Youth will showcase their talents later this month.

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Euro dress rehearsal...

April 15, 2019
Members of Elland Silver Youth Band enjoy a dress rehearsal blow before they head off to the European Youth Championships in a few weeks time.


Interview with Elland Silver Training Band

March 31, 2019
4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks conductor Samantha Harrison and members of Elland Silver Training Band at the 2019 National Youth Brass Band Championships

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Elland Silver Youth reaches Montreux target

March 27, 2019
The Elland Silver Youth Band has reached its £20,000 fund raising target to get the band and its supporters to the European Youth Championships in Switzerland next month.


Elland Youth ask for a pound of support at Huddersfield

February 27, 2019
If you have a spare pound in your pocket at Huddersfield this weekend, make sure you buy a raffle ticket to help get Elland Youth Band to Montreux — and there are plenty of great prizes to be won too...

Sam Harrison

Elland gain a five grand boost as they edge towards Montreux target

November 10, 2018
Elland Silver Band has received a grant of £5,000 as their fund raising gains momentum towards the European Youth Championships in Montreux next year.


Elland Youth featured in The Thunderer

September 25, 2018
An image of a player getting ready to take part in Elland Youth Band's recent marathon fund raising event has been featured in the pages of The Times newspaper...


Next stop Montreux...

September 24, 2018
Elland Silver Band players get ready to start their 12 hour musical marathon fund raiser outside their bandroom on the weekend...


Elland ready to start Montreux marathon

September 19, 2018
The youngsters of Elland Silver Youth Band will be in marathon mode on the weekend as they get ready for a 12 hour musical marathon to help raise funds for their next European adventure.

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Elland Youth to head to Albert Hall

September 03, 2017
European Champion to crown memorable year with Music for Youth Prom appearance at Royal Albert Hall.


Report & Results: 2017 Elland Silver Band Slow Melody

May 19, 2017
Young and old produced plenty of fine playing for adjudicator Sandy Smith in Elland.

Elland Cheer

Report & Results: 2017 European Youth Championships: Development Section

April 30, 2017
There was European joy in Oostende for Elland Silver Youth as they came out on top in a super Development Section competition.

Sam Harrison

Harrison's Dream comes true

October 15, 2016
The remarkable work of the inspirational Samantha Harrison was recognised by the award of the Mortimer Medal at the recent National Finals in London.

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Harrison's pride at Elland's European adventure

May 04, 2016
Samantha Harrison and the players of Elland Silver Youth Band are still coming down to earth from a fabulous trip to the European Youth Championships in Lille.

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Elland Youth receive Euro invite

October 30, 2015
Elland Silver Youth Band will represent England at the 2016 European Youth Brass Band Championship in Lille.


Fantastically stylish Elland Youth claim festival award

July 22, 2015
The wonderful young musicians of Elland Youth have picked up yet another award for their brilliant musical efforts — this time at the Music for Youth festival in Birmingham.

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Death of Kenneth Billington

May 18, 2015
The death has been announced of Kenneth Billington, the respected treasurer of Elland Silver Band.


Global links for Tredegar Euph star

October 26 • Welsh champion's Taiwanese euphonium star is building his teaching connections across the globe from his new home in South Wales.


Report & Results: 2021 German Open

October 26 • 3BA Concert Band leads the prize winners on their journey to the European Championships after a fine weekend of music making in Brilon.

Champions of Brass

The Champions return...

October 26 • The debut concert appearance of Champions of Brass — packed with more titles to their names than the British Library will be held later this year — so book your ticket now.


National Youth announce Conductor Competition finalists

October 25 • Six talented conductors claim their places in the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain Conductor Competition Final.

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Air Force Salon Orchestra

Friday 5 November • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Sunday 7 November • St Alfege Church. Greenwich Church St. London SE10 9BJ

Abertillery Town Band - 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert

Saturday 13 November • Metropole Cultural and Conference Centre, Mitre St, Abertillery NP13 1AL

Regent Hall Concerts - Magli Brass Quintet

Friday 19 November • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ

Contest: Youth Brass in Concert

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

Wotton and District Silver Band

October 26 • Vacancy for PERCUSSIONIST.

wantage silver band

October 25 • Wantage Band (L&SC championship section) seek applications for the positions of Principal Cornet and Bass (position negotiable). Read more at www.wantageband.org/vacancies for all information inc. other opportunities and potential mileage allowance.

Mole Veterans Band

October 24 • Players required in all areas, but particularly tutti cornets and horns

Michael Bennett

BSc, RNCM (Perf)
Performer, Composer, Arranger, Teacher


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