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    Vacancy At Boarshurst Silver

    Due to work commitments Boarshurst Band are looking for a 2nd trombone player. If you’re interested or know anybody who might be please get in touch either by direct message or direct to our MD James Garlick. md@boarshurstband.co.uk National 2nd Section Champions and promoted to 1st Section!
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    Band website reviews

    And here's my contribution... http://www.boarshurstband.co.uk
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    Brass At The Guild 2010.. who's going?

    Must admit John Collins and I haven't necessarily seen eye to eye recently and until this weekend I might not have posted this - however after reading the recent post I feel I must say that's he's absolutely spot on. Putting the rule book aside (we aren't going to change it!) it has to be said...
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    The Oldham Band (Lees) - Vacancies

    Oldham Band (Lees) requires Tuba player There is currently a vacancy for a Tuba player at The Oldham Band (Lees). Currrently in the 3rd section Oldham Band (Lees) will be promoted to the 2nd Section from January 2009. ANY INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD CONTACT JOHN COLLINS ON 07801540173 OR EMAIL...
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    The Oldham Band (Lees) - Vacancies

    Oldham band (lees) vacancies THE OLDHAM BAND (LEES) ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING TO RECRUIT A TUBA PLAYER AND A HORN PLAYER. ANY INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD CONTACT JOHN COLLINS ON 07801540173 OR EMAIL VIA enquiries@theoldhamband-lees.co.uk
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    The Oldham Band (Lees) - Vacancies

    Oldham Band (Lees) THE OLDHAM BAND (LEES) ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING TO RECRUIT A TUBA PLAYER AND A HORN PLAYER. ANY INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD CONTACT JOHN COLLINS ON 07801540173 OR EMAIL VIA enquiries@theoldhamband-lees.co.uk Edit: threads merged (again) as per tMP recruitment guidelines
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    Pontins 2008

    Uppermill definitely deserve a mention....congrats on all your successes this year. At the end of the day all competition is good competition and we love it - admit it!
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    Pontins 2008

    Congrats to all at Oldham band (Lees) for their well deserved win on Saturday. I am so proud to have been in this band and wish you all the very best of luck in the 2nd section (even you John!) - give 'em hell!
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    The Oldham Band (Lees) - Vacancies

    The oldham band (lees) THE OLDHAM BAND (LEES) ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING TO RECRUIT A TUBA PLAYER AND A HORN PLAYER AFTER THE UPCOMING PONTINS CONTEST. ANY INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD CONTACT JOHN COLLINS ON 07801540173 OR EMAIL VIA enquiries@theoldhamband-lees.co.uk www.theoldhamband-lees.co.uk...
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    National Finals 2008 - 3rd Section Test Piece : Suite for Brass

    I'd also like to apologise on behalf of the few members of Oldham Band (Lees) that boo'd - bad form on their part and it will be dealt with. As a band we never consider ourselves unbeatable (especially at this contest) - to do so would be foolhardy to say the least. I offer my sincere...
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    What's the best trombone trio?

    Blades of Toledo is great! We've included it in our concerts recently and it seems to go down well.
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    The Oldham Band (Lees) - Vacancies

    Vancancies - The Oldham Band (Lees) The Oldham Band (Lees) have vacancies for a Euphonium player and a Solo Horn player. Currently in the 3rd Section, the band is to be promoted to the 2nd Section in 2009 and are to participate at the National Finals in Harrogate this year. Interested parties...
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    The Oldham Band (Lees) - Vacancies

    Oldham Band (Lees) vacancy update There is currently a vacancy at The Oldham Band (Lees) for a Euphonium player. The band is currently in the 3rd Section but is moving to the 2nd in January 2009. They are also set to play at The National Finals in Harrogate this year. Please contact the band...
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    The 2008 North West Regrading debate

    Let them sling.... Beesa has a valid point...people do move on and bands do change. If they didn't then things would definitely go "stale". If Oldham band get further up the sections I would expect to work harder to stay there. However if we move down then it will serve as a reminder to never...
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    The 2008 North West Regrading debate

    My sentiments exactly andy -what is his point. As a member of Oldham band since its reformation in 2004 -and as someone that up until then had never contested in a brass band before let me tell you that the reason Oldham has had the success it has had is down to plain hard work. Prior to any...
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