A Contest Poem

Our multi-talented Solo cornet player Haley wrote a poem after our great performance at  Stevenage! To Stevenage contest we went to play On a dreary, drizzly Saturday For the Areas contest to win not lose Despite the fact Kevin didn’t buy new shoes        — Practising for months to perfect the parts In the concrete …

Addlestone Challenging Brass Contest

On 30th October, the band competed in Addlestone at the Challenging Brass contest. There was a mixed programme, including ‘Sing, Sing, Sing’, the set march ‘The Mad Major’, the Euphonium Solo ‘Benedictus’, played by solo Euphonium, Paul Miller and a cornet trio ‘Trumpets Wild’, played by Sean Kelly, Jenni Hughes and Matthew Ruel. Overall, the …