Euphonium Available - North Wales

Discussion in 'Recruitment Corner' started by Euphgit, Jul 16, 2015.

  1. Euphgit

    Euphgit Member

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    I.O.M/Manchester
    I'm moving to Bangor in September to study at Bangor Uni. I'd like to find a band to play with while I'm there!

    I have a car so can travel a reasonable distance but the closer the better.

    Ideally looking for something in Championship or 1st Section, would consider lower sections though for a friendly band
     
  2. stopher

    stopher Member

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    Menai bridge are the closest to the Uni (less than 2 miles from Ffriddoedd site halls to the Bandroom) and rehearse on Mondays and Friday nights and lifts available (usually me as the halls are on my way to band). section 4 but very friendly and a good variety of gigs through the year (plus I'm the MD!) quite a few student s from th uni join us so you won't be on your own.

    Beaumaris Band rehearse on Tuesday's and Thursday's and are around 6 miles away. in a state of transition at the moment but a good strong band.

    Deiniolen band - national finalists this year in section 2. Not sure when they rehearse but only a few miles away from Bangor right up in the mountains! Best contact Dyl on here for more details

    Llanrug band - section 1 and current North Wales champions. Think they rehearse on Sunday evenings only and have a very talented and hard working MD in Paul Hughes ( that's another beer he owes me!)
     
  3. ilovespheres

    ilovespheres Member

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    Location:
    Cardiff
    I'd personally go to Deiniolen myself ;) Nice bunch of people, quality players and a few members travelling from Bangor way. They're always consistent in the 2nd section and always surprise when they play against bands that should be a section (or two!) above them. I think they already have a horn player from Manchester (she travels from Bangor as well.) Not sure if Dyl is the best to contact these days - would be worth tweeting them or message them on Facebook.
     
  4. budstellabecks

    budstellabecks Member

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    Location:
    Stockport, Manchester
    This lad is a cracking player and a good lad too. Get him signed up!
     
  5. Euphgit

    Euphgit Member

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    Location:
    I.O.M/Manchester
    Cheers for the replies everyone! I'll be moving over at the end of the month so I'll make some enquiries round then.
     
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