Downton Band available pos- Eb Bass, Cornet & Perc. - (Wilts / Hants / Dorset border)

Discussion in 'Recruitment Corner' started by brassic, Oct 30, 2012.

  1. brassic

    brassic New Member

    Downton Band have 3 vacancy opportunities. We would like to hear from competent musicians for the following positions to complete our full line up:

    Bb Cornet (position negotiable) to join our friendly and dedicated cornet bench.
    Principal Eb Bass - a good solid Eb player required to bolster up our army of 3 lads at the back!
    Percussion - a competent 3rd percussionist please, to serve in the kitchen. Experience on tuned perc useful.

    Downton Band is a warm and friendly, recently promoted 2nd section band 6 miles south of Salisbury in Wiltshire. Our location means the Band have players from Hampshire and Dorset too, being within easy reach of Bournemouth, Poole Southampton, Portsmouth and Winchester. Map link here: (

    We aim to be a band for the people in it and so our calendar contains a good spread of concerts and engagements throughout the year. We aim to maintain a decent balance between contesting and concerts, and are looking forward to the WBBA local area contest (December) and the regional finals in Torquay (March).

    With a busy Christmas calendar, the Band also hosting a fun packed Christmas concert later in December, there's never a better time to get involved with Downton Band and try us out.

    Please visit and navigate to the Contact tab. Call, email

    We look forward to hearing from you!

    Warmest regards

  2. Which night/s is it and what sort of standard/experience would you need?
  3. brassic

    brassic New Member

    Hi there -

    We practice on Wednesday evenings from 8pm in the Band Hall, Gravel Close in Downton (SP5 3JQ). We suggest that min Grade 5 would be a guideline however we're quite accommodating and would happily have a chat about where you are. If you like please email me - and I will forward you some more details.