Tuned or Kit Percussionist Required in South Yorkshire

Discussion in 'Recruitment Corner' started by prestige, Jul 26, 2014.

  1. prestige

    prestige New Member

    About Us

    • The Yorkshire Band of The Royal British Legion rehearses in its own Bandroom at Darton College,Barnsley on Mondays from 19:15 to 21:15hrs
    • We are a Military style concert band formed 3 years ago and have proved ourselves in the musical arena
    • The band are licensed by The Royal British Legion as one of their own bands but notwithstanding this, we can play wherever and whenever we choose
    • We are uniformed and work on a rank system rewarding players wherever possible
    • The band has 29 loyal, committed members with 100% attendance at rehearsals and gigs and we also have a very valued Corps of Drums
    • We provide the training, uniform and encouragement. We ask YOU to provide the enthusiasm
    • The band has great facilities, a superb library and and an engagement list that would keep any player happy
    • We have Music Graduates, Nurses, Civil Servants, Teachers, Homemakers, Job Seekers and Security Agents to name but a few occupations in the band

    What we need?

    • A percussionist to join our existing team who would like to play tuned and kit and maybe join the Corps of Drums - Soloists welcome!
    • This would bring our band to the maximum that we wish to recruit. Small but perfectly formed is our motto!

    What we can offer?

    • A chance to work with a good set of musicians who enjoy all aspects of banding
    • A group of people who have worked hard to form a band
    • Yearly tours to differing locations (some overseas/some UK based)
    • Good percussion kit and a readily available budget for requested items
    • Two members of the band have recently joined HM Forces as Musicians and we are proudly able to provide support in that arena
    • Cake at every 1st rehearsal of the month!

    What is the catch?

    • We expect you to be grade 6 or above and aged over 16
    • That you will have superb attendance or at least aim for the same
    • We want you to work hard to attain promotion
    • That you will want to be part of a hard working, loyal and professional group of musicians for whom attaining a musical standard is paramount

    How can we help?
    • Lifts available from Leeds, Bradford, Hull, Doncaster and Sheffield (many other areas also covered)
    • Some paid gigs
    • Free Uniform
    • Joining fee of only £20 a year (which also gets you membership of the Royal British Legion)

    Please call the band secretary for a chat on 07743 117108 or email ybrbl@btinternet.com
    The band has at its heart, the desire to grow in strength, experience, musicianship and stature as well as to promote music in the community, to inspire its own members and to support the excellent work of The Royal British Legion.

    Registered Charity No 219279​
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