Bands folding/folded in recent times

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by euphsrock, Jan 27, 2009.

  1. euphsrock

    euphsrock Member

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    How many bands have folded recently and how many have started up?
    I'm doing some research into the British brass bands current status.
    Does anyone know how many bands there currently are? and which bands have recently folded and when would be really useful.
     
  2. The Wherryman

    The Wherryman Active Member

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  3. jockinafrock

    jockinafrock Active Member

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    Been on this site myself for a bit of research - it's crackin' and was a bit of a trip down memory lane... :D
     
  4. Colin Hogg

    Colin Hogg Member

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    The Biggest loss recently in South Wales was Mid Rhondda. Their Web site says: "Due to loss of players mid Rhondda band will not be competing in the foreseeable future and are in the process of rebuilding the band".
    On the other hand, Corus (Port Talbot) have gone from about 6 players last year, too a full band. That includes 3 excellent percussion.
     
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