Drighlington Band West Yorkshire

Discussion in 'Recruitment Corner' started by winterman, Aug 12, 2003.

  1. winterman

    winterman Member

    Drighlington Band seek Bb Bass

    Edit: For current vacancies and contact details see most recent posts

    Due to work commitments, Drighlington Band are looking for a suitable person to fill a vacancy on Bb Bass.

    The band are fully active in the contest arena, with Pontins and the Senior Cup (next year) amongst many others.

    Suitable candidate should apply to vacancies@drighlingtonband.co.uk

    Website to be revamped in the very near future!
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  2. winterman

    winterman Member

    Drighlington Band seek MD

    Drighlington Brass Band seeks a MUSICAL DIRECTOR.

    Due to the retirement of Colin Hardy, who wishes to concentrate more on adjudication, Drighlington are seeking a new Musical Director to take them into 2004.

    Drighlington is a very busy community and contesting band based between Leeds and Bradford.

    They will be 1st Section from Jan. 2004.

    The band wish to thank Colin for the hard work and devotion he has shown over the last 2 years and wish him well for the future.

    Apply in confidence to Geoff Riley, Secretary. 3 Highfield Avenue, Bailiff Bridge, Brighouse HD6 4EB. TEL: 01484 721493. email: riley@wibparkav.fsnet.co.uk (Geoff Riley will not be available between 12/11/03 and 16/11/03)
  3. winterman

    winterman Member

    Principle Cornet and Bb Bass vacancies at Drighlington

    Drighlington are looking to go forward in 2004 with the following vacancies filled.

    Our Principle Cornet wishes to step down to a lower chair due to work and personal commitments. We are looking for a talented and commited successor.

    Our Bb Bass vacancy is also due to work commitments and the successful candidate will complete a very well established and close working Bass Bench.

    Drighlington is a hard working, determined and busy 1st Section (for 2004) band based between Leeds & Bradford in W Yorkshire, looking to return to the Championship Section.

    Rehearsals are Monday & Thursday nights weekly.

    Apply in confidence to Geoff Riley, 3 Highfield Avenue, Bailiff Bridge, Brighouse HD6 4EB TEL 01484 721909 or email vacancies@drighlingtonband.co.uk
  4. winterman

    winterman Member

    Trombone required for National Finals and beyond!

    Drighlington Brass Band are currently seeking a talented 2nd Trombone player to complete it's player lineup in preperation for the 1st Section National Finals.

    Fancy playing for a busy, vibrant, hard working/socialising 1st Section band based between Leeds and Bradford, West Yorkshire then drop us a line with your details.

    Not only will you get to play alongside two highly experienced Trombone players but you will also benefit from the glowing enthusiasm and musical talent of Phil Shaw as Musical Director.

    Rehearsals are Monday and Thursday 7:45 - 10(ish)

    Interested?? Contact: vacancies@drighlingtonband.co.uk
  5. winterman

    winterman Member

    This post has now been filled! :D
  6. winterman

    winterman Member

    Front Row Cornets required - West Yorkshire

    Having successfully filled our Trombone section vacancy in double quick time, Drighlington Brass Band are looking to complete their lineup with 2 Front Row Cornet players.

    Due to other commitments we are currently looking for 2 front row cornets who are talented, determined and eager to take the band to the National Championships (1st Section) and then onward with the aim of progressing further including seeking promotion back to the Championship Section and gaining promotion to the Grand Shield in Blackpool.

    If you think you have what it takes to fill the role get in touch..

    Rehearsals are Monday and Thursday 7:45 - 9:45(ish)

    Contact: vacancies@drighlingtonband.co.uk
  7. winterman

    winterman Member

    Drighlington, Yorkshire, 1st Section, Flugel Horn

    Are you a flugel player? Interested in playing with a well structured, energetic and dedicated band based just off the M62 between Leeds and Bradford?

    Well have we got the seat for you!!

    Following the departure of our flugel horn player to pastures new, Drighlington band are seeking to fill our seats in time for the forthcoming Spring Festival (Senior Cup) at Blackpool and numerous concerts (next one is Burnley Mechanics Institute).

    If you are interested in taking up this opportunity to join a band which prides itself on its good community and friendly atmosphere whilst achieving high standards in contest and concert work then get in touch, we want to hear from you!!

    Contact Mic Tyler on 07764 587407 or email vacancies@drighlingtonband.co.uk with your details.

    We would like to wish Martin all the best in his new band and thank him for the musicianship he shared with us here over the last few years.
  8. winterman

    winterman Member

    West Yorkshire Bb Bass Players Where Are You?

    Drighlington Brass Band currently are seeking not one but two Bb Bass Players!

    If you fancy joining a forward looking, enthusiastic and focused band in the Yorkshire 1st Section, then get in touch and help reform an already highly rated Bass bench and well respected band, under the leadership of our new MD Shane Foster.

    Rehearsals are Monday and Thursday 7:45 - 9:45pm at our bandroom in Drighlington village just off Junction 27 of the M62.

    Contact Band Secretary
    Geoff Riley - 01484 721909

    email: riley@wibparkav.fsnet.co.uk or informally visit and join us at the bandroom (King Street, Drighlington, between the Kings Cantonese Restaurant and Used Car Garage).
  9. winterman

    winterman Member

    Euphonium and Bb Bass wanted 1st Section, West Yorkshire

    Following on from recent appointments on Bb Bass, Solo Horn and Cornets, Drighlington Brass Band (J27 M62 between Leeds and Bradford) now seek only a Euphonium player (2nd but Solo chair available to the right person) and a Bb Bass player to complete our lineup for an exciting progressive year ahead with the ultimate aim of returning to the Championship Section.

    If you are interested in either chair please drop us a line to vacancies@drighlingtonband.co.uk with your details.
  10. winterman

    winterman Member

    Yorkshire 1st Section Champions seek Solo Cornet & Bb Bass

    Due to ill health and work commitments, Drighlington Brass Band (just off J27 M62 between Leeds & Bradford) are currently on the look out for not one but TWO Bb Basses to complete our 1st Section National Finals lineup.

    If you think you have what it takes to provide a solid foundation to the community spirited, warm and friendly team then get in touch.

    However, if in the mean time you simply fancy giving us a hand at the Brighouse March Contest in July then also drop us a line.

    A less urgent request but also required is a new bold person to come along and fill our Principal Cornet chair! Our current top man needs to take a sabatical due to work commitments. If you think you have what it takes then get in touch as well!

    to enquire email: vacancies@drighlingtonband.co.uk
  11. winterman

    winterman Member

    URGENT: MD required @ Drighlington (Yorkshire Championship Section 2007)


    Due to the imminent emigration of our Musical Director, Shane Foster, the Yorkshire Region 1st Section Champions, Drighlington Band, based between Leeds & Bradford (M62 J27) are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated MD to continue our success.

    If you think you have what it takes to take us to the 1st Section National Finals and the Championship Section from 2007 then get in touch.

    The band wish Shane all the best for his new future in the Southern hemisphere and our heart felt thanks for all the hard work he has put in to the band during his time with us.

    CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 14TH JULY 2006. APPLY IN CONFIDENCE TO GEOFF RILEY TEL. 01484 721909. EMAIL. riley@wibparkav.fsnet.co.uk
  12. winterman

    winterman Member

    Cornet/Horn/Baritone/Trombone/Bb Bass?? Then Drighlington has a place for you!!

    Drighlington (Yorkshire 1st Section Winners, 1st Section National Finalists & Yorkshire Championship Section 2007) are currently looking to finalise our lineup of players for our National Championships team and ensure that 2007 is our finest year yet!

    If you are a keen, determined, team spirited player with the determination and courage to take part in the Yorkshire Championship Section and do Yorkshire proud at the National Finals, this is your chance!

    We are currently looking to fill the following:

    1 x Solo Cornet, although Repiano will be considered.
    1 x Solo Horn to lead a highly experienced and committed horn bench
    1 x Baritone to join our outstandingly gorgeous and talented Euph-Bari bench ;)
    1 x 2nd Trombone to join an enormously experienced pair of slides (really they have done it all and are jolly nice chaps to boot!!)
    1 x Bb Bass to bolster our bottom end up (not that it is at all saggy!)

    We are about to start auditioning applicants for our new Musical Director/Conductor post closing date for MD applications is Friday 14th July), so now is the time to join the team and be a part of it all!

    Interested? Then get in touch without delay, you can contact me anytime on the following details.

    Email: vacancies@drighlingtonband.co.uk
    Phone: 07888 748422

    Don't delay! Apply today! You'll only regret it later!!
  13. winterman

    winterman Member

    Just to update.. the Baritone position is now filled!!
  14. winterman

    winterman Member

    Bb Bass seat now filled, keep on coming guys and gals!
  15. winterman

    winterman Member

    Wanted - Solo Horn - Yorkshire Championship Section 2007

    Drighlington are currently seeking a talented, friendly and enthusiastic Solo Tenor Horn player to complete our band family.

    If you think you are up for the role of Solo Horn in our newly promoted Yorkshire Championship Section campaign for 2007 (or even just cover over the winter) then please drop us a line asap.

    Email vacancies@drighlingtonband.co.uk or contact me on 07701 098988 for more details.
  16. winterman

    winterman Member

    Drighlington Band, W Yorks - Bb or Eb Bass/2nd Cornet/2nd Trombone

    Due to retirements the Yorkshire 1st Section Champions - Drighlington Band - just off J27 M62 between Leeds and Bradford - are looking to fill the above seats in readiness for our promotion to the Yorkshire Championship Section in January 2007 and a number of top class Christmas bookings.

    If you want to join a forward looking, hard working and friendly band then get in touch.

    Not sure it's for you? Why not bob down for a one off rehearsal (Mondays and Thursdays, 7:45pm) and meet the team, sample the music and see what you think!

    So get in touch now! You know you want to!

    Contact: vacancies@drighlingtonband.co.uk or ring me on 07701 098988 for more details
  17. winterman

    winterman Member


    Our 2nd Cornet position has now been filled.. to be announced in the near future..

    We are still seeking either an Eb Bass or Bb Bass and a second Trombone..
  18. winterman

    winterman Member

    2nd Trombone - Yorkshire Championship Section

    Are you the missing link?

    Drighlington Brass Band, the current Yorkshire First Section Champions, are on the look out for that lucky individual who will fill the void in our Trombone section. If you want to be part of a hard-working, dedicated and friendly outfit who are returning to the Yorkshire Championship Section in January then we want to hear from you!

    The band is located near J27 of the M62 between Leeds and Bradford/Huddersfield (http://tinyurl.com/yhcj2l - google map).

    For more details please either PM myself here, email vacancies@drighlingtonband.co.uk or visit our website (http://www.drighlingtonband.co.uk) in strictest confidence.
  19. winterman

    winterman Member

    Drighlington, Yorkshire, Championship Section - Vacancies

    See lastest post for up to date vacancies.

    Drighlington Band, Yorkshire Championship Section, are currently seeking to fill our last two seats namely 2nd Trombone and Eb Bass, due to previous members work commitments.

    The band are a progressive, hard working, yet social, outfit who under the leadership of Musical Director, Kevin Belcher, are building on an excellent, enthusiastic and dedicated team to provide high quality musical entertainment and brass awareness throughout the country.

    The band also has an active Youth Band and Small Ensemble providing even more to the community atmosphere

    Forthcoming events include: Spring Festival (Blackpool), Durham Miners Gala, Brighouse March & Hymn Contest, Morley March Contest and more ranging from summer park concerts to high profile gala concerts in venues such as Bramham Park, Allerton Castle and many more.

    If you are interested in either of the above then why not visit the website (http://www.drigband.com) and Private Message me or phone me, in strictest confidence, on 07701 098988.
  20. crafty cornet

    crafty cornet New Member

    I've just helped these guys out in a concert over at Wigan.They seem a good bunch and have some excellent players around the stands,especially soloists.
    Their conductor Kevin Belcher is top notch and should take them far.
    Give them a go,you won't regret it.

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