Gillingham Imperial Silver Band (Dorset)

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  1. fartycat

    fartycat Member

    Name of band: Gillingham Imperial Silver Band
    Region: West of England
    Section: 3rd Section
    Vacancy/vacancies: cornet, horn, euph, Bb bass & perc


    Gillingham Imperial Silver Band are looking for some new recruits to bolster our band.

    We are looking for a cornet player (front row or back row), tenor horn (solo or 1st), solo euphonium, Bb bass and a percussionist/drummer to bring the band up to full strength. Players in other positions will also be welcomed.

    The band are also looking for a deputy for our 1st baritone player for the Wessex Contest on Saturday 27th November.

    We are a friendly band with a great social side and excellent facilities (our own band room and social room in the heart of Gillingham plus a thriving junior band). We rehearse twice a week (Tuesdays and Fridays) and have a lively list of engagements to fulfil throughout the year.

    Gillingham is located in Dorset (near Shaftsbury) but also close to the borders of Somerset and Wiltshire.

    If you are interested in applying for any position please either email or telephone the conductor Paul Williams on paulvwilliams@btinternet.com or 07951 834834.
     
  2. fartycat

    fartycat Member

    The baritone deputy post has been filled now but we are still looking for cornet players (front row or back row), tenor horn (solo or 1st), solo euphonium, Bb bass and a percussionist/drummer.
     
  3. fartycat

    fartycat Member

    Following our really great result at the Wessex Contest (1st place in the 2nd section) we are still looking to fill the following positions;

    1) Cornets (front and back row)
    2) Horn (solo or 1st)
    3) Solo Euph
    4) Bb or Eb bass
    5) Percussionist/drummer

    If you are interested in applying for any position please either email or telephone the conductor Paul Williams on paulvwilliams@btinternet.com or 07951 834834.
     
  4. fartycat

    fartycat Member

    Following on from our win at the Wessex Contest we are working hard towards the areas. We have filled vacancies for horn, euph and cornet but are still looking for the following;

    1) Cornets (front and back row)
    2) Bb or Eb bass
    3) Percussionist/drummer


    If you are interested in applying for any position please either email or telephone the conductor Paul Williams on paulvwilliams@btinternet.com or 07951 834834.
     
  5. fartycat

    fartycat Member

    Right, we've filled our Euph, cornet, horn and percussion positions! We're now looking for a bass player to complete our lineup for the area. Bb or Eb can apply as we have one felxible player who can move.

    If you are interested in applying for the position please either email or telephone the conductor Paul Williams on paulvwilliams@btinternet.com or 07951 834834.
     
  6. Warren

    Warren New Member

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    Hi

    I was just a bit confused about whether you have filled the solo euph vacancy as your website shows that its still vacant.

    Good luck filling the bass vacancy.

    Warren
     
  7. fartycat

    fartycat Member

    Gillingham are still looking for a bass player to complete our lineup for the area. Bb or Eb can apply as we have one flexible player who can move.

    Due to work, we also require a front row cornet player in preparation to the area contest on March 12th.

    If you are interested in applying for either position please email or telephone the conductor Paul Williams on paulvwilliams@btinternet.com or 07951 834834.
     
  8. fartycat

    fartycat Member

    Vacancies as of 17th March 2011;

    Cornets - front and back row cornets
    Euphonium - solo Euph
    Bb Bass
    Tuned Perc

    We have a number of fun concerts planned over the next few months plus a visit from our twin band from Germany.

    Please email the conductor Paul - on paulvwilliams@btinternet.com if you are interested.
     
  9. fartycat

    fartycat Member

    Vacancies as of Feb 2012;

    Gillingham (Dorset) are looking for that rare breed - a Bb bass player to complete our line up for the areas in Sunny Torquay. We're playing the brilliant and exciting Olympus by Phil Harper so if you fancy a bit of Olympic heroics before the big event kicks off July get in touch with me - paulvwilliams@btinternet.com

    We are also after a tutti solo cornet player, again get in touch with paulvwilliams@btinternet.com

    Thanks

    Paul
     
  10. fartycat

    fartycat Member

    Vacancies as of April 2012;

    Gillingham (Dorset) are looking for a Bb bass player, solo horn and tutti solo cornets to complete our line up. We have a fun list of summer engagements to complete so come along and join us!

    Please get in touch with me on paulvwilliams@btinternet.com

    Thanks

    Paul
     
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