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    Harrogate Band require a First Class Soprano Cornet Player and BBb Bass

    The Harrogate Band (North of England, Championship Section, 1st Section Champions 2011/2103) immediately require a Soprano Cornet player and BBb Bass player to complete our lineup. We have our own fantastic bandroom, an active social life as well as a sensible but exciting concert schedule...
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    Harrogate Band seeks Principal Cornet/Front Row player

    The Harrogate Band are looking to appoint a Principal Cornet player following the North of England Area Contest. The band has an exciting schedule of concerts, recording projects and a European tour in August of this year. Recently promoted to Championship section, the band are a friendly bunch...
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    The Harrogate Band seek ambitious Euphonium and Tenor Horn player

    The Harrogate Band (North of England 1st Section Champions 2011/2013, National Finalists 2013, Championship Section 2014) are looking for a Solo Euphonium and Tenor Horn player to join a thriving, dynamic and exciting band. If you're looking for something different and a band with lots of...
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    Paddy's North of England Area - 2012

    Thanks for your words - means a lot.
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    Harrogate Band (1st Section North of England Champions) - Front Row Cornet Player

    The Harrogate Band (1st Section North of England Champions 2011/Hardraw Scar Winners 2011/10/09) require a front row cornet player to join after the Area Championships. We are a forward thinking band with a wide variety of engagements, regular TV appearances (we are the Plusnet band!), busy...
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    Who's the best dep you've sat next to?

    Thats a bit of a compliment Craig! But how very nice of you to say so! Happy sunbathing! Craig R
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    Official tMP Yorkshire Regional 2007 thread

    The idiot with the phone was sat next to me. Yes he did answer, and have a conversation And it was an appauling ring tone Then he decided to tap his fingers on the railing all the way through the rest of the performance And then, although in a louder bit - it rang again! Couldn't manage to...
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    Wetherby Silver Band seeks players

    Who can resist an offer like that! Get yourselves down for a blow - a more than friendly atmosphere and a band doing some really good things. Had the chance to play with them for the first time in 3 years since going to Uni at the weekend - sounding better than ever. I'm sure you'd be more than...
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    National Youth Brass Band Championships 2005

    At the last count, the Community Band section is... Houghton, Lions, Townely, Chalford, Horbury Victoria, Sellers, South East Cheshire, Poynton, Youth Brass 200, Mount Charles, Enderby, Tewit Youth See you there, Craig Ratcliffe MD, Tewit Youth Band
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    The 'Official' tMP Yorkshire Regional Thread

    not a problem James. CrAt
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    The 'Official' tMP Yorkshire Regional Thread

    There was someone who seemed to have a rather bad cough as YBS started their performance, however, they were quickly put to shame when David King turned round and gave them the "be quiet...we are playing" look. Sure it wasn't intentional-it was some old guy in a red jumper who looked half dead...
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    12th February 2005 - Tewit Youth Band and Guest Soloist Ian Porthouse

    The Tewit Youth Band will be performing in their annual Presidents Concert on the 12th February at St. Marks Church in Harrogate. Their guest soloist for the evening will be Ian Porthouse, former Principal Cornet of YBS, Black Dyke and most recently The Fairey Band. Ian will be performing a...
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    Pennine Brass require....

    Edit: For current vacancies and contact details see most recent posts Fancy joining the team?! Huddersfield based Pennine Brass are looking to recruit a first class cornet and tenor horn player. A packed events calendar awaits in 2005 with a planned trip to Europe being one of the...
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    Brass in the Park 2004

    Solo Euph?!!!!
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    Excessive Vibrato

    I don't get it. Why is everyone talking on this thread like vib is either on or off, that it is excessive and used all the time, that there is such a thing as a style of vibrato? The best bands and players can turn vib on and off - and speed it up, change its pitch and ossilation, change it as a...