Regional test-piece workshops

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  1. brass journo

    brass journo Member

    The National Association of Brass Band Conductors (NABBC) is holding a series of workshops across the country in preparation for the 2007 Regional Championships.
    The workshops will concentrate on the lower section test-pieces with intense workshops designed to help conductors and players get to grips with the challenging test-pieces.
    Details of the workshops are below or more information can be found at www.nabbc.org.uk


    No. 1 Area (London, Home Counties and Overseas)
    Saturday 3 February, 2007, Upper Norwood Salvation Army Hall
    10am NABBC members meeting followed at 11am by a workshop for 2nd, 3rd and 4th section regional test-pieces.
    For more information contact Christer Aberg on 01243 829 744

    No. 2 Area (Northern England)
    Sunday 14 January, 2007, Dobcross Band Club, Saddleworth
    10am NABBC members meeting followed by workshop on 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th section regional test-pieces with Professor Philip Wilby and the Hebden Bridge Band.
    For more information contact Andrew Whittaker on 01924 896695

    No. 3 Area (Midlands)
    Sunday 7 January, 2007, Newstead Welfare Community Centre with Newstead Welfare Band and MD Duncan Beckley
    Workshop on 2nd, 3rd and 4th section regional test-pieces.
    For more information contact Brian Draper on 01623 462320

    No. 4 Area (West Of England)
    Saturday 13 January, 2007, Victoria Methodist Church, Station Road, Weston-Super-Mare
    10am workshop on 3rd and 4th section regional test-pieces.
    For more information contact Ray Clark on 01249 655700

    No. 5 Area (Wales)
    Sunday 18 February, 2007, Cardiff
    Workshop on 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th section regional test-pieces with Dr. Robert Childs and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama Brass Band.
    For more information contact C. Brian Buckley on 01792 205896

    No. 6 Area (Scotland)
    Sunday 27 January, 2007, Lochgelly
    2pm workshop on 2nd, 3rd and 4th section regional test-pieces with Kingdom Brass.
    For more information contact Ray Tennant on 0141 5896466
     
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  3. brass journo

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    amendment

    Apoligies but details for Midland region workshop should read:

    No. 3 Area (Midlands)
    Sunday 7 January, 2007, Newstead Welfare Community Centre with Newstead Welfare Band and MD Duncan Beckley
    Workshop on 2nd, 3rd and 4th section regional test-pieces.
    For more information contact Brian Draper on 01623 462320


    pls could a MOD change for me?
    xx
     
  4. dyl

    dyl Active Member

    Done.

    Disapponted to see the Welsh Area represented (yet again) all the way down in Cardiff - hardly seems fair to me!
     
  5. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

    Good to see there's one in L & SC this time, but it's a pity they're not including the 1st section piece :mad:
     
  6. Liz Loftus

    Liz Loftus Member

    :( The West of England only appear to be doing the 3rd & 4th is there a reason for this?
     
  7. Chris Hicks

    Chris Hicks Member

    Thats all thats been for the last two years i've played there! We are playing there again this year! :biggrin:
     
  8. johnmartin

    johnmartin Active Member

    The Scottish one is in Lochgelly, interesting. Unfortunately no 1st section workshop.
     

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