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GUS Band

New arrivals imminent at GUS

January 15, 2024
A new baby and a new cornet player will be joining the playing and supporting ranks at the Midlands Area Champion

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Made for sharing...

December 16, 2023
The GUS Band is to host a brace of on-line workshops aimed at sharing good practice and inventive thinking to help bands secure their concert futures.

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Latest arrival at GUS Band

December 01, 2023
The experienced cornet player Paul Sutton is the latest signing at GUS Band.

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New soprano role for Humphreys at GUS

November 13, 2023
The talented Jake Humphreys will take over the soprano role at GUS Band.

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GUS still mighty at 90

July 31, 2023
The GUS Band is determined to celebrate it 90th anniversary in style later this this year.

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GUS welcome new bass trom signing

July 04, 2023
James Harris signs for GUS Band on bass trombone.

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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.

St Daivds

St David's trio honoured by SBBA

May 26 • Three players with St David's Brass have been honoured with Life Membership of the Scottish Brass Band Association to mark their service to the banding movement.

BBE Podcast

Brass Bands England launches new podcast series

May 26 • A new podcast series linked to the work and collections based at the Brass Bands Archive has been launched — presented by Kenny Crookston and Sarah Baumann.


No more M1 travel for Bond

May 26 • The musical partnership between Christopher Bond and City of Cardiff (M1) Band has come to an end.


Death of Jeff Thomas

May 26 • 4BR has been informed of the passing of the much respected former flugel horn player of Cory Band.

Boarshurst Silver Band - Canning City Brass and Boarshurst Silver Band

Sunday 26 May • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane, OL3 7EW OL3 7EW

Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert - Thurlston Band

Sunday 2 June • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW


Friday 7 June • St. Michaels Church. Duke street. Wigan WN1 2BJ

Bellshill Salvation Army Band - Guest Soloist Tom Hutchinson (The Cory Band)

Saturday 8 June • Uddington Old Parish Church, Old Glasgow Road Uddington. G71 7HF

Wotton-under-Edge Silver Band - Foden's Band

Sunday 23 June • Renishaw Innovation Centre,. New Mills, Kingswood, Wotton-under-Edge,. Gloucestershire GL12 8JR

Chiltern Hills Brass

May 25 • Seeking players! Chiltern Hills Brass are looking for new friends to fill vacant euph, front row cornet, and 2nd trombone chairs. We look forward to meeting you - come along to a rehearsal in High Wycombe to try us out.

Olney Brass

May 23 • Friendly & ambitious 2nd section L&SC area brass band, based in Newport Pagnell (near Milton Keynes) currently seeking a SOLO CORNET player to complete our line-up. We have a good variety of contests, concerts & community events throughout the year.

Olney Brass

May 23 • Friendly & ambitious 2nd section L&SC area brass band, based in Newport Pagnell (near Milton Keynes) currently seeking a REPIANO CORNET player to complete our line-up. We have a good variety of contests, concerts & community events throughout the year.

Julian Bright

Conductor, Compere/MC, Cornet Soloist


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