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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...

Exam Success

Many of the band members take both practical and theory exams.  This academic year the following band members have achieved great results:Isabelle - Grade 1 Trumpet with Distinction (autumn term) Oliver - Grade 2 Cornet with Distinction...

Superhero fun and summer season

The band raised money for Sport Relief this week by donating the proceeds from the Spring Concert raffle, band subs from the rehearsal last night (where the band dressed as superheroes) and a collection bucket at band. In total the band will be...

End of our busy Christmas season

The band finished their Christmas season yesterday carol playing at Highwoods Tesco in Colchester in the morning and then entertaining the residents and their families of Silversprings Care home in Thorrington in the afternoon.  The band...

Christmas season now in full flow!

The band got their Christmas season off to a great start yesterday by performing as part of the ‘Colchester Presents’ event which ran from 11am - 5pm in the town centre. The highlight for the band was playing to a packed High Street as people were...

Busy summer season nears an end

The band has had a busy summer season playing at various fetes over the last few months.  They have performed at St. Philomena's School Fete in Frinton, Birch Primary School Fete and St. Leonard's Church Fete in Lexden, Colchester as well as...

Looking ahead to the summer season

1st Class Brass had a busy festive season and since the New Year worked hard on new pieces for their spring concert which took place on Friday 24th March.  The concert was a great success with a good size audience and it raised over £230 for...

Busy Christmas Season!

1st Class Brass have a busy Christmas season ahead.  Having already held their end of term concert on Friday 2nd December, which raised over £200 for band funds and saw Reece Whitered named as player of the term, they are looking ahead to 2...

Pig Racing track for hire!

1st Class Brass held their first pig racing night last October.  Great fun was had by all and over £400 was raised for band funds.  The track and wind up pigs are available for hire so if you, or someone you know are looking to raise...