Woodbridge Excelsior, L&SC, 3rd Section, Vacancies

Discussion in 'Recruitment Corner' started by andyh, Aug 28, 2004.

  1. andyh

    andyh Supporting Member

    Vacancies in Suffolk

    Edit: Current vacancies towards the end of the thread

    Looking for a band to play in near Ipswich? Woodbridge Excelsior Band are an up-and-coming 3rd Section Band and we are looking for the following musicians to strengthen our numbers:

    Repiano Cornet
    Back Row Cornet
    2nd Trombone
    Eb Bass
    Percussionists (kit and/or tuned)

    Instruments ready and waiting for the right players...contact us via our website:

    Last edited by a moderator: Jul 25, 2007
  2. andyh

    andyh Supporting Member

    Front Row Cornet wanted (East Anglia)

    Woodbridge Excelsior Band will have a vacancy for an ambitious front row cornet player following this years Areas. We are an improving 3rd Section band who only returned to contesting in 2002 and have since then managed 5th and 2nd in the Fourth Section and 6th last year on our 3rd Section debut. This January we won 3rd place at Skegness. We don't have any ambitions to achieve Championship level but we think we can do a lot better than we already have!

    Interested? Take a look at our website here:


    or contact our Secretary at:


    We welcome all applications, so if you want to come along to a rehearsal and play, or just listen to see if you like our sound, just speak to our Secretary....

    Andy Hewett
    (2nd cornet)
  3. andyh

    andyh Supporting Member

    Woodbridge Excelsior Band, based in Woodbridge, Suffolk have the following vacancies:

    Front/back row cornets
    2nd Trombone
    Percussion (kit & tuned)

    If anyone is interested in the above positions they should contact our Band Secretary
    at secretary@woodbridgeexcelsiorband.org

    The Band website gives more information about the band and can be found here:
  4. andyh

    andyh Supporting Member

    Cornets & Trombones needed in Suffolk

    Woodbridge Excelsior Band has vacancies for front row cornets and 1st and 2nd trombones. We are a 3rd section band with a full engagement schedule. If interested please contact our secretary at secretary@woodbridgeexcelsiorband.org

    Andy Hewett
  5. andyh

    andyh Supporting Member

    Woodbridge Excelsior Band, L&SCR, 3rd Section, Musical Director

    Woodbridge Excelsior Band have a vacancy for a Musical Director to lead us to contest and concert successes. We currently compete at 3rd Section level nationally and are graded ninth-equal in our region. We also have a varied and full engagement calendar.

    More information about the band can be found on our website: http://www.woodbridgeexcelsiorband.org/

    Applications by email to secretary@woodbridgeexcelsiorband.org. Please include some brief details covering location, background and experience.
  6. DublinBass

    DublinBass Supporting Member

    Have you seen Cornetcheese's post...he's moving down from Scotland and looking for a band to conduct.
  7. andyh

    andyh Supporting Member

    I hadn't seen it, no. I've just been to have a look. We're probably too far away to be of interest though; at least a couple of hours on the train from London :-(

    Thanks for thinking of us though!
  8. andyh

    andyh Supporting Member

    MD Vacancy at Woodbridge

    Following an unsuccessful application, we still have a vacancy for a Musical Director. Ideally, we'd like someone who could start in early Jan 2006 to prepare us for the Area.

    More details on our website: http://www.woodbridgeexcelsiorband.org/
  9. andyh

    andyh Supporting Member

    Front Row Cornet & Percussion

    Woodbridge Excelsior Band (L&SC 3rd Section) require a front row cornet and percussionist to help us in our bid for the Area contest this year. We're a friendly, family-oriented band with a full and varied engagement list each year. Apply in confidence to secretary@woodbridgeexcelsiorband.org
    Please include details of your band experience.

    More details on our website http://www.woodbridgeexcelsiorband.org
  10. andyh

    andyh Supporting Member

    Woodbridge Excelsior need new talent!

    Now that the band is settled with our new MD, Alan Duguid, we need to add a few more players
    to come up to full strength.

    We have vacancies for front row cornets, percussion and bass trombone - interested parties please
    apply by email to our Secretary Sara Norris (secretary@woodbridgeexcelsiorband.org). Please include
    your playing CV, we do like to know a bit about our new players' backgrounds!

    We have a varied and interesting engagement calendar that normally includes four major concerts
    a year. We are a contesting band, mainly Regionals at the moment although we had some success
    at the Mineworkers in 2005 and there are plans afoot to consider other contests during the year.

    The band is currently extremely "energised" - our 8th place at this years Regionals represents a
    vast improvement since Alan took over and we are not looking back. Alan is keeping the pressure
    up and we are tackling interesting and challenging music. If all that sounds like a band you'd like
    to be part of, send us an email!

    Andy Hewett
    webmaster, Woodbridge Excelsior
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2006
  11. snorris

    snorris New Member

    Excelsior seeks contest guests

    Woodbridge Excelsior Band is looking for 1st and Bass Trombone, BBb Bass players and a percussionist to compete at the SCABA contest on 21st May in Crawley. Based in Suffolk 12 miles north of Ipswich, we are a friendly 3rd section Band who will make any players from 2nd section bands or lower if Nationally registered and of course non-registered players very welcome.
  12. andyh

    andyh Supporting Member

    Please note we now require:

    Front row cornet
    Bass trombone
    Bb Bass
    Percussionists (kit & tuned)

    Woodbridge Excelsior Band
  13. andyh

    andyh Supporting Member

    Percussion and Bass trom Required - Suffolk

    Woodbridge Excelsior Band have vacancies for percussionists - kit and tuned, and for a bass trombonist.

    We're currently 3rd Section, located in Woodbridge, and rehearse on Tuesday evenings 8-10pm. We have a varied and interesting concert and engagement schedule coming up and plan to take part in at least 3 contests next year.

    For more information please take a look at our website http://www.woodbridgeexcelsiorband.org/

    Please apply in confidence by email to: secretary@woodbridgeexcelsiorband.org, stating banding experience.

  14. andyh

    andyh Supporting Member

    Woodbridge Excelsior, Suffolk, 3rd Section, Basses & percussion

    Woodbridge Excelsior Band have vacancies for the following:

    Basses (one Eb, one Bb)
    Percussion (kit and tuned)
    Bass Trombone

    We would be pleased to hear from anyone interested in filling these positions on a permanent basis. We are a very friendly, family-oriented, 3rd section band with a good balance of concerts and other engagements in our calendar. We will be competing in the Mineworkers next Jan as well as the Areas in March and if we can fit them in, a couple of other contests during next year.

    We rehearse on a Tuesday night, and will shortly be extending that to twice-weekly on a sectional/full basis.

    Please contact our Secretary at secretary@woodbridgeexcelsiorband.org

    webmaster & rep...
  15. andyh

    andyh Supporting Member

    Woodbridge Excelsior Band, L&SC, Basses

    Calling Bass players! Do you want to come and join a friendly, hard-working 3rd Section band with a talented (and future star) conductor at the baton? With Alan Duguid in front of us and an ambitious programme of contests and concerts, 2007 is guaranteed to be an exciting time for the band, starting with the Mineworkers next week.

    We rehearse on a Tuesday night, with one extra rehearsal per month on a Friday. We have a large bandroom with good facilities and good quality instruments available for loan.

    The vacancies are for one Eb and one Bb, although we have enough instruments to cater for a total of 3 Eb and 3 Bb players if anyone would like to join but perhaps would prefer not to contest.

    Please see our website for more information about us, and contact details:


  16. knocker1606

    knocker1606 New Member

    Tuned percussion needed urgently!

    Woodbridge Excelsior Band is desperately looking for a percussionist to cover the timp and glock part for its 3rd section test piece on 18th March - need to register you this week if you're interested. Need you to attend a couple of rehearsals if possible before the day. Will pay reasonable travelling costs.
  17. andyh

    andyh Supporting Member

    Bass players needed - East Anglia

    Woodbridge Excelsior Band have vacancies for Eb and Bb bass players - we have a good-sized bandroom and some quality Sov basses available for the right players! We're a friendly 3rd section outfit - and with Alan Duguid at the stick you'll see a regular flow of challenging and interesting music across the stand!

    See our website for location of bandroom and rehearsal details.

    Any interested applicants please apply to our band secretary, Sara Norris at:


    or using any of the contact details on our website. We'll treat all applications in strictest confidence.

    Repiano cornet
    Woodbridge Excelsior Band

    Edit: Threads merged as per tMP recruitment policy, PB, Mod
    Last edited by a moderator: May 31, 2007
  18. andyh

    andyh Supporting Member

    I'm pleased to announce we have filled our EEb bass vacancy. We still have vacancies for percussion, BBb bass, Bass Trombone and Solo Trombone.

    As before, any interested applicants please apply to our band secretary, Sara Norris at:


    or using any of the contact details on our website. We'll treat all applications in strictest confidence.

    For an idea of the sort of music we perform, our recent concert programmes are up on our website.

  19. andyh

    andyh Supporting Member

    Woodbridge Excelsior Band are now beginning to put together a team for the 2008 Area contest next March.

    We are looking for help in the percussion, trombone and bass (Bb) sections, if anyone is interested in helping out please contact our secretary, Sara Norris, by email at secretary@woodbridgeexcelsiorband.org

    Regular rehearsals for the Area will start after Christmas, but we would welcome anyone who would like to come along in the meantime.


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