Bilsdale Silver Band has vacancies! Whilst we welcome enquiries from any brass player, we have specific vacancies for: cornet players trombone players Eb and Bb bass players Established or returning players - or confident beginners - are welcome to enquire about these and other vacancies (since some existing members can be flexible about moving to other positions). Just so you know what to expect: The Band is unusual in that it charges no band subscriptions to its members! We would equip you from our range of quality Instruments - and provide a uniform - free of charge We are a non-competing, non-marching band, and practice every Tuesday evening from 7:30 - 9:30pm at locations alternating between Rievaulx and Chop Gate. More details, and maps are given here The Band plays at about 20 engagements a year, mostly at weekends, in some of the most beautiful places in Yorkshire, including stately homes, abbeys, and seaside resorts We play a range of traditional brass band pieces (marches, hymns, and arrangements of classics and show tunes) Joining the band provides a unique opportunity to join a group of amateur musicians based in Bilsdale in the North York Moors National Park, playing in a truly rural band that has been thriving for over 150 years. See what Charles Dickens said about us in 1859! Please contact us if you are interested, or require further information.