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 …

Another great year at Biggin Hill!

The band performed at the annual event at RAF Biggin Hill airbase on Saturday 10th September. The rain during the afternoon unfortunately lead to an indoor verison of the usual sunset ceremony and a cancellation of the Spitfire fly-past, but it was still well received by the cadets and the rest of the audience. After …