SWBBA Contest: Episodes for Brass (Gareth Churcher)

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by Jerry, Sep 10, 2008.

  1. Jerry

    Jerry Member

    My band is contemplating entering the SWBBA Contest in Torquay in November, the third section test piece for which is Episodes for Brass (by Gareth Churcher). I have not seen/heard the piece before and wondered if anyone out there had and would offer an opinion on it.
  2. Anno Draconis

    Anno Draconis Well-Known Member

    It was the 3rd section testpiece at Pontins 2 years ago. As far as I know there's no recording of it. I seem to remember it's quite a blow?
  3. Frontman

    Frontman Member

    I found it very enjoyable to rehearse whilst with BMP Goodshaw. It's not too difficult but as Andy says, it was quite a blow. I am sure you will enjoy it.
  4. Jerry

    Jerry Member

    Thanks for those replies, the band haven't decided quite yet as to whether to enter, so we'll see if I get to see the piece or not!

    Thanks again for your help.
  5. Jerry

    Jerry Member

    Just a quick note to say 'thank you' again for your responses - Weston Brass did decide to go we came 3rd in the 3rd section. I think everybody enjoyed the piece: it wasn't too technically taxing yet quite a blow, good fun basically; a good day was had by all!

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