*
banner

Amersham sends out poetic message of goodwill

The Amersham Band celebrates reaching its ambitious targets in 2020.

Amesham
  The Amersham Band Appeal raised £450,000

The Amersham Band organisation has sent out a poetic message of goodwill to its supporters as well as to the worldwide brass band community.

Every Christmas ensembles from each of its four bands; Main, Community, Concert and Brass Roots (Youngsters) usually perform in churches and supermarkets in Amersham and Rickmansworth.

Innovative

However, because of understandable Covid-19 restrictions they have only been able to perform in groups of six, although thanks to band member Mrs Terry Willis who writes her own 'A Poem a Day', they have also been able to reach out to their community supporters in a very different, but still, innovative way.

2020 has seen the band come to the end of their mammoth £450,000 fund raising efforts to build a brand new community bandroom right in the centre of Amersham, with players, administrators and supporters all lending a hand and their skills — including retired teacher Terry's poetic talent.

Enjoy:

The Amersham Band Chairman, Fred Harrison introduces the poem.

To enjoy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7EBFadJhi0&feature=emb_logo

Become a supporter and help make our future secure.

4barsrest continues to be a proudly independent voice. There are no paywalls to overcome to be able to enjoy what we do to keep our journalism at the heart of the brass banding world. Support us with a one-off donation or subscribe from just £2.50 per month.

Support us    


Gavin Higgins

National Youth Band comes of collaborative age in London

April 15 • The musical collaboration between the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain and the National Youth Orchestra makes a huge artistic impression in the heart of London.


Youth Fest

Cash boost for bands at new BBE Youth Fest

April 14 • Bands wishing to take part in the inaugural BBE run Foyle Foundation Youth Fest can get generous help with travel thank to financial boost from sponsors.


Band Supplies

April flowers with great deals at Band Supplies

April 14 • Drop Chris Tudball a line at Band Supplies and get your hands on a great April present.


Tameside Whit Friday

Tameside seeks new friends for Whit Friday

April 14 • If you can spare some time on Whit Friday — why not help out and meet new Friends into the bargain.


PEMBERTON OLD WIGAN DW BRASS BANDS - Solo Contest

Saturday 20 April • Pemberton band room. Enfield street. Wigan WN5 8DZ


PEMBERTON OLD WIGAN DW BRASS BANDS - Guest soloista Glyn and Helen Williams

Saturday 20 April • Pemberton Old Wigan Band. Enfield Street,. Pemberton,. Wigan WN5 8DZ


Barnsley Brass -

Sunday 21 April • Holiday Inn, Barnsley Road, Dodworth, Barnsley S75 3JT


Reading Spring Gardens Brass Band - Reading Festival of Brass: Open Workshop Rehearsal

Saturday 27 April • St Laurence Church, Reading RG1 3EJ


London Central Fellowship Band - Hemel Hempstead Salvation Army

Saturday 27 April • Waterhouse St, Hemel Hempstead HP1 1ES


Reading Spring Gardens Brass Band

April 13 • We are seeking a ** Euphonium or Baritone ** player to join our ranks! This is an exciting time to join Reading Band having recently qualified for the fourth section national finals for the first time in 65 years!


Reading Spring Gardens Brass Band

April 13 • We are seeking an ** EEb Bass and BBb Bass ** player to join our ranks! This is an exciting time to join Reading Band having recently qualified for the fourth section national finals for the first time in 65 years!


North Lakes Brass

April 12 • 2ND & 3RD CORNET VACANCIES. Due to relocation, we're looking for two cornet players to complete our friendly lineup.. Promoted to the 3rd Section in 2024 we are a mainly contesting band and rehearse every Wednesday from 7:30 - 9:30 in the centre of Keswick.


John Durrant

MA LLCM TD CertEd (Dist)
Conductor, Band Trainer, Composer, Trumpet and Cornet Soloist, Arranger, Adjudicator


               

 © 2024 4barsrest.com Ltd