Stevenage Areas – March 2016

We enjoyed our day out at the areas in Stevenage in March and asked our young member Charlie, to write a review of her first contest with the band. Charlie joined the main band earlier this year, having played with the training band before. Being a typical brass band player, the days leading up to …

Oxford Contest

A try out of this years 2nd section area qualifiers test piece “The Mermaid of Zennor” by Philip Harper resulted in a  third position placing. The Oxford & District Brass Band Association 2016 Winter Contest held on the 28th February was adjudicated by Brett Baker

Frank Renton Snares The Band!

Once again, the band had the pleasure of Frank Renton putting them through their paces on the test piece “Snaring of the Sun” by Stephen Roberts. Last time Frank came down, he gave us some tips on the test piece “Variations on Maccabeus” by Kevin Norbury, which was played at the areas in March. The …