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Davis becomes new MD at Wantage Concert Brass

May 31, 2024
The experienced Chris Davis OBE has become the new Musical Director of Wantage Concert Brass.


Childs plans base camp assault on High Peak with Wantage

February 21, 2024
Dr Robert Childs has helped Wantage Concert Brass plan their 'High Peak' assault in Stevenage.


New festive additions at Wantage

November 27, 2023
Santa brings an early festive music present of a new euphonium and baritone at Wantage Silver.


New trio at Wantage

October 18, 2023
The Wantage Band has added a new flugel, tuba and percussionist to its ranks ahead of a busy Autumn and festive season.

Wantage Silver

Wantage look to build further on celebrations

September 27, 2023
A new rehearsal facility addition will help Wantage Silver Band link up further with their local community.


Wantage aim for community engagement

June 09, 2023
The Wantage Band organisation will be displaying all its musical talents for their local community to enjoy over a pint throughout the summer.

Dylan Thomas

Welsh poet inspires new trombone work

June 07, 2023
The words of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas have inspired composer Gareth Trott to write a new trombone work to be premiered by Jonathan Pippen this weekend.

Paul Holland

Holland ends Wantage tenure as King steps into MD role

May 26, 2023
Paul Holland and Wantage Band reach a final chord as Chris King gets ready to take on a new MD role.


New Maunders work to be premiered at Newbury Spring Festival series

April 20, 2023
The Triumph of Kakistocracy forms part of an ambitious programme by the Wantage Band at the prestigious Newbury Spring Festival.


Welsh weekend at Wantage

February 07, 2023
Ian Porthouse and Dewi Griffiths lead a Welsh weekend of musical inspiration at Wantage.

Wantage signing

Wantage welcome Stewart for Red Priest

January 30, 2023
The experienced Scott Stewart will play solo trombone with Wantage Band at the forthcoming London & Southern Counties Area Championships.


Wantage announce Maunders link for Newbury Festival

January 22, 2023
The Wantage Band will premiere a new work by award winning composer Florence Anna Maunders at the Newbury Festival in May.


Busy start to 2023 for Wantage

January 09, 2023
There is an immediate new year focus of musical attention for Wantage Band as they look forward to concert and contest appearances boosted by new signing.

The Snowman

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow...

November 15, 2022
The Wantage Band will bring the magic of 'The Snowman' to their local audiences this Christmas.


Youth and experience signings at Wantage

September 05, 2022
The ranks of Wantage Band are filled with the arrival of a grace of new signings.


Wantage help make a Dent at Euros

August 30, 2022
Members of the Wantage Band organisation have helped launch the European Transplant & Dialysis Games in Oxford.


New roles at Wantage

August 13, 2022
There has been a change in the euphonium and baritone personnel at Wantage Band.

Wantage Band

Wantage add to strength in depth

June 01, 2022
Three new signings add to the title winning potential of the Wantage Band following their Grand Shield podium finish.


Wantage trio open up for Stevenage challenges

March 04, 2022
The three bands from the Wantage Band organisation will be showcasing their preparations for free this weekend.


New baritone addition at Wantage

February 15, 2022
Ewan Rigby joins Wantage Band as their new second baritone player


Pippen adds to musical partnership at Wantage

February 11, 2022
The experienced Jonathan Pippen has linked up with Wantage Silver Band to offer further musical stability.


New recruits for Wantage

November 25, 2021
The experienced duo of Lucas Wong and Lizzie Findley join the ranks of Championship Section Wantage Silver Band.


Wantage welcome Crompton signing

November 16, 2021
Wantage Silver Band has been boosted by the signing of the experienced baritone player Carole Crompton

Wantage Youth

New addition to Wantage musical family

September 15, 2021
A seventh new musical ensemble has been added to the Wantage organisation with the creation of a brand new youth band.


Wantage up the pace on fund raising

July 23, 2021
Running, cycling and head shaving add to the fund raising activities of Wantage as they look to add extra space to their home.


Brass Band heritage inspires new generation

July 15 • Youngsters in schools in Huddersfield have been supported to find out more about the global brass band heritage on their doorstep.

Chris Binns

Binns returns to Milnrow

July 13 • Christopher Binns returns to his musical starting point to take the conducting reins.

Amersham Band

Amersham prepares for festival celebration

July 13 • The Amersham Band organisation will working towards its inaugural Music Festival later this month.


Gates closed on exciting recording project

July 13 • The second part of an exciting recording project of the music of composer Dorothy Gates has just been completed with the help of Brighouse & Rastrick Band, Onyx Brass and Isobel Daws.


Sunday 14 July • Pemberton Old Wigan Brass Bands. Enfield Street,. Pemberton,. Wigan WN5 8DZ


Friday 19 July • Pemberton Old Wigan Band . Enfield Street,. Pemberton,. Wigan. WN5 8DZ

Barnsley Brass - Stephen Sykes, Principal Trombone of The Cory Band

Saturday 20 July • St Mary's Church, Kippax, Leeds LS25 7HF

Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert - Skelmanthorpe Band

Sunday 21 July • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW

Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert - Phoenix Brass

Sunday 28 July • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW

Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band

July 13 • Our welcoming non-contesting band, based near Maidenhead, Bracknell and Reading, seeks: . Solo Euphonium . 1st Horn . Percussion, kit and tuned: we have a lovely pair of timps! . Solo Cornet to complete the front-row line-up. 2nd Cornet

Newtown Silver Band

July 12 • Musical Director. Following the retirement of our current Musical Director after 40 years of loyal service the band is seeking a new Musical Director to take the band forward. We are a 3rd section band with a busy programme and enthusiastic members. .

Epping Forest Band

July 12 • Required: We are a friendly 2nd section band in Essex. We are in need of a Tenor Horn , cornet (position negotiable) and a Kit player. We have our own band room and full percussion is provided

Rob Nesbitt

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