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Lockdown Brass Band

It's been seven weeks now since the country went into lockdown and everyone at 1st Class Brass are missing the rehearsals, socials and just seeing everyone every Friday.  Anne is keeping the band entertained every Friday e-mailing round a...

Quiz night raises money for local food bank

The band held their annual quiz night last Saturday (29th February).  A great time was had by everyone who came to the event and there were rounds on history, music, general knowledge and a special leap year round as well as other rounds. The...

Congratulations!

Congratulations to some of our very talented band members on their recent awards and exam successes.Reece - awarded the Star Player certificate for the Autumn Term 2019Oliver - grade 2 cello with meritEva - grade 3 trumpet with distinctionErin -...

Happy New Year

A slightly belated Happy New Year to all of our band members, their families and our supporters! We had a busy Christmas season and are pleased to say that from the money we raised carol playing we will be donating £50 to the Tickled Pink...

Back to the rehearsal room

After a very busy summer season which included a weekend away to Derbyshire the band will be heading back to the rehearsal room on 13th September.  The summer workshop which was held on 31st August was a great success with 19 brass players...

Weekend away - great success!

The band has recently returned from a weekend away to Heanor in Derbyshire.  This was the first time that the band had undertaken an overnight stay and weekend away and great fun was had by all.  On Saturday 25th May the band left...

Exam success

Congratulations to the following band members on their recent exam success. Rob Glenny - Grade 6 cornet with distinction. Owen Whitered - Grade 7 Alto Saxophone Owen Whitered - Grade 8 Cornet Massive well done to both of them but...

Preparing for Spring

The band has recovered from their hectic lead up to Christmas and although traditionally the beginning of the year is a quiet time for the band, they are working hard on the concert programme for their spring concert on 5th April 2019 (please see...

Festive season

The band is currently keeping busy with their festive engagements including concerts, carol services and carol playing.  Some band members have also been busy taking both practical and theory music exams.  Massive congratulations to the...