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GUS Band

GUS to return to Whit Friday

May 23, 2023
The GUS Band will make a return to the Whit Friday circuit this year.

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GUS mark 90th anniversary with first public performance

February 01, 2023
The GUS Band has marked its 90th anniversary by playing the very first piece of music that was placed on its concert stands.


Bannister support for GUS

January 04, 2023
Soprano star Andrew Bannister joins GUS Band to boost Midland Area Challenge.

Chris Bond

Bond takes baton lead at GUS

November 29, 2022
Christopher Bond becomes the new Resident Conductor and Musical Director of the GUS Band.


GUS go green for BIC and the planet

November 17, 2022
The GUS Band will be looking for an environmentally friendly outcome to all their future concert and contest appearances — starting at Brass in Concert this weekend.


Screaton takes on lead role with GUS

October 25, 2022
James Screaton has been appointed principal cornet of the GUS Band.


Scholarship award for young GUS cornet star

September 22, 2022
Jake Humphrey has become the inaugural recipient of a 2022/2023 Conn-Selmer Europe scholarship scheme.

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GUS adds to the ranks

August 30, 2022
Savannah Bone becomes the new solo trombone player at the GUS Band.

David Thornton

Thornton takes GUS baton

August 17, 2022
Dr David Thornton has been appointed Professional Conductor at the GUS Band.


Cave exploration at GUS

August 16, 2022
The GUS Band welcomes new signing Rhys Cave on flugel horn.

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New duo at GUS

June 30, 2022
Evie Elliott and Sam McCoy are the latest additions to the GUS Band ranks

Chris Jeans

Jeans ends two decade link to The GUS Band

May 14, 2022
Chris Jeans has made the difficult decision to step down from his role as Artistic Director of The GUS Band.

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Humphrey signals further youth investment by GUS

March 25, 2022
16 year old Jake Humphrey is the latest investment in youth by the GUS Band.

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GUS welcome new trombone signing

January 15, 2022
Matthew Brown makes the move from Carlton Main to GUS Band to take over as solo trombone.


GUS thank departing soprano star

November 10, 2021
The GUS Band has thanked their sop star Jack Wilson who looks forward to a new musical chapter in his career.

GUS Youth Brass 2000

GUS & Youth Brass 2000 renew links

October 27, 2021
A 30 year link will be renewed between GUS Band and Youth Brass 2000 next month.


GUS rebrands for future developments

March 28, 2021
The GUS Band has undertaken a comprehensive re-branding project to ensure it is perfectly pitched to make the most of an exciting future.


Lord Jeans reaches landmark

September 24, 2020
Lord Blaston of Leicestershire — aka trombone star and conductor, Chris Jeans has been celebrating his 60th birthday today...

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New signings boost GUS ranks ahead of Area challenge

March 06, 2020
The GUS Band will take to the stage at Bedworth with two new cornet players in the ranks.


New role for Sheppard at GUS

January 28, 2020
The GUS Band has strengthened its musical connection to composer Mike Sheppard.

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New trom signing at GUS

November 28, 2019
The GUS Band has welcomed the signing of their new solo trombone player Alan Gifford.


New signings at GUS

November 12, 2019
Two signings join the ranks at GUS Band.

Nathan Waterman

GUS to give Royal send off to Waterman

October 08, 2019
This weekend will see the respected Nathan Waterman take his final bow with the GUS Band.


GUS link with new composer in residence

August 31, 2019
The GUS Band has announced a Composer in Residence musical partnership with Mike Sheppard.

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The name of The GUS Band returns to the stage

May 01, 2019
One of the most evocative names in banding has made a rebranded return.

Kirkintilloch Kelvin

Report & Results: 2023 Northern Counties Entertainment Contest

May 30 • Kirkintilloch Kelvin head into space to claim the entertainment honours in Perth


Wallace leads defence of music provision in Scotland

May 29 • The debate over the success or failure of music service provision in Scotland is bringing strong opinions to the fore.

James Bond

Reg Vardy shaken and finally stirred...

May 29 • The Reg Vardy Band has been rejuvenated to reach out to a wider audience with a little drop of literary inspiration...


Heartfelt tribute to be paid by Leyland

May 29 • The Leyland Band will pay tribute to their iconic former MD as well as raise funds for a great cause.

Boarshurst Silver Band - Tanunda Town Band

Wednesday 31 May • Boarshurst Band Club. Greenbridge Lane. Greenfield. Saddleworth OL3 7EW

Contest: Whit Friday March Contests

Friday 2 June • Saddleworth & Tameside OL3

Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Salon Orchestra

Friday 9 June • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. . W1C2DJ

Leicestershire Co-op Band - The Great British Music Hall concert

Saturday 10 June • The Palace Community Centre. Ibstock . Leicestershire LE67 6LG

Newtown March Contest - Newtown (Mid Wales) March and Open Air Contest

Sunday 11 June • Newtown Town Hall Grounds. Back Lane. Newtown. Powys SY16 2NZ

wantage silver band

May 29 • Wantage Band (L&SC Champ Section) are looking to appoint their next Principal Euphonium! Rehearsals every Wed 8-10pm and Sun 7:30pm at WSB HQ OX12 8FR. The band have their new Professional Musical Director Chris King joining them from Sun 18th June.

Leicestershire Co-op Band

May 29 • PERCUSSIONIST VACANCY. The Leicestershire Co-op Band are looking to recruit a Percussion player. We are a hard working, ambitious and sociable band, based in North West Leicestershire. We have a varied concert and contest schedule

Leicestershire Co-op Band

May 29 • SOLO HORN VACANCY The Leicestershire Co-op Band are looking to recruit a Solo Horn player. We are a hard working, ambitious and sociable band, based in North West Leicestershire. We have a varied concert and contest schedule.

Alan Fernie

Arranger, composer, adjudicator, conductor


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