The first airing of the 2nd Section Area test piece ‘Pilgrims Progress’ by Rodney Newton by the band at the Oxford and District Brass Band Associations winter contest. Although only getting placed third in the small second section entry, the band will take this experience forwards to the Area qulifying contest at Stevenage on Sunday 19th March.
Need A Band?
Running a fete or an event this summer. Looking for incidental music or an afternoon concert? The band can supply an ensemble from ten people to a full band of 25+ (for a reasonable fee) depending on your needs. Contact us to give us details and we will let you know the bands availability and cost.
YWDB were awarded the top spot at this years Challanging Brass competition hosted by the Addlestone Community Association. Four bands each performed a 30 minute programme adjudicated by Lieutenant-Colonel (Retd) Dr Nick Grace OBE that included a set test peice ‘The Platinum Jubilee March’ by Chris Shelton.
We are recruiting
We are currently looking for an additional front row cornet player. If you have moved to the West London/Heathrow area for work or study and would like to keep up your playing, or if you are looking for a new challenge, please send us a message. For other positions, please see our Vacancies Page
The bands annual concert is on the 8th October 2022 at St Matthews Church, West Drayton. This years concert is in memory of Dave Lewis, one of the bands front row cornet players. The programme features a number of solo performances, original works for Brass Band and selections from stage and screen. This is a free concert, with any proceeds …
Open Rehearsal – 2022
Do you play a Brass instrument? Are you looking for a place to play? The band are holding an Open rehearsal on Wednesday 25th May 2022 at Laurel Lane Primary School, West Drayton, commencing at 8pm. Don’t have an instrument? Do not despair! contact the band via email: contact [at] ywdband [dot] com or our contact page to arrange for …