Recent content by alexandria

  1. alexandria

    Mouthpiece extractor

    Stuck mouthpiece Thanks for all your help. Panic over - I have just found out that one of the players at band has an extractor so problem solved. Cheers guys!
  2. alexandria

    Mouthpiece extractor

    Does anyone in the South Wales area have a mouthpiece extractor that I could borrow? I urgently need to get my own mouthpiece out of a band instrument. Thank you! Alex
  3. alexandria

    BTM Band - Vaccancies

    BTM Brass Band The Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen (B.T.M) Band require a first class Horn and solo cornet to complete a strong line up. The band is currently placed 16 in the world rankings and has an exciting year a head qualifing for the British Open in Birmingham and the National Brass...
  4. alexandria

    Female Principals at the bass end

    Bass Players Our Principal Eb bass player is female. Kate James - BTM Band. Bring it on matey!
  5. alexandria

    Band Jackets

    Band Uniform Hi Rich, BTM have just been kitted out with new walking outs and are looking to sell off the old set. They are very similar to Ton's if you are in need to top up your supply. Call or email Rich if you're interested. Alex
  6. alexandria

    Pontins 2007 - Music/Performance/Results etc.

    Pontins Another one for your list. BTM will be competing in the Championship section. Best save up for those electric tokens. he he
  7. alexandria

    First class trombone player required!

    Due to relocation, the BTM Band are actively seeking a trombonist to join the ranks with immediate effect. We are a championship section band based in Caerphilly, South Wales, are currently placed 22 in the world rankings and have the National Championships to look forward to this October...
  8. alexandria

    Banding Wales

    Apologies, my mistake. I do know how to spell it, I was just in a rush.
  9. alexandria

    Banding Wales

    Oldest Welsh brass band According to our records at WAMF - this is baring in mind that the info given to us is correct, the oldest band on our books is LLanrug Band followed by: Radyr Band - 1789 Royal Buckley - 1822 Deinolin - 1835 Harlech Band - 1845 Blaenavon Town - 1850 and so...
  10. alexandria

    Free Pint for the Right Person!

    We are a Cardiff-based scratch band and urgently need a Solo Euphonium player to complete our line up for the forthcoming Whit Friday Contests. If you want to join us, please contact me (Alex James) asap. Bus up and back from J32 M4 (Coryton rdbt). 31st May - 2nd June (End of School Half-term)...
  11. alexandria

    Welsh Regional Venue

    Welsh Area Just a silly question but has anybody written to the organsiers of the Welsh Area expressing your views? All the points raised are very valid and I think it would be a good idea to perhaps print this thread off and sent it to them or write directly getting all the north wales bands...
  12. alexandria

    Bands in and around Cardiff

    Bands in the Cardiff area Hi Lisa, I work for the Welsh Amateur Music Federation who financially supports brass bands in Wales. Through looking at our database, I am able to pull up all the bands in the area and tell you when they rehearse and put you in touch. If you would like some...
  13. alexandria

    Sold/Expired Anyone recommend a Bavarian/Bier Keller Band

    Bavarian Band Hi Steve, That's right, the name of the band is the Die Heidleberger boys based in South Wales. They have a website, it's If you need to get in touch with Max his number is 07788 856 777.
  14. alexandria

    Grandshield test piece

    Was this announced in the British Open programme?
  15. alexandria

    NYBBW Summer Course

    NYBBW Course If you are in the area, please go along and support the band. They would have worked their socks off this week and fully deserve an audience to perform too. I am gutted I am not there to see them, so please send my regards. Alex Administrator NYBBW