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    Military Music

    Adam...how did you get on in your marines audition. to anyone: what standard should I be looking at before thinking about applying for the army? dave
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    Nationals

    Surely theyre not sold out already (particularly for the morning-afternoon session...when I was planning to go). Dave
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    Nationals

    Does anyone know when tickets go on sale for the national finals at the RAH. I tried to buy some online, but it said they were unavailable at this time. thanks dave
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    Strange Cornet Days

    i cant play in the mornings...lips are just too dry. Dave
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    Funny things - Mobile Phones at Concerts

    Not quite the best music to 'compliment' the lords prayer Dave
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    Wynton Marsalis in Concert

    Helen...you cant be that bad...lol...you do play for the BT band. Dave
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    Military Music

    Thanks all for your views. I think im going to go for it sometime next year (have to do some serios practice beforehand). Dave
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    Any sax players here?

    Thanks all Dave - Cornet/trumpet/euphonium/ALTO SAX player
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    Any sax players here?

    Thanks all...thats a relief (as ive just bought a sax). I was going to switch to tenor eventually but i think that will cause problems (as im a cornet player...playing tenor is prob like playing euphonium and cornet...which I do anyway. Dave
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    Any sax players here?

    As my name suggests, Im a cornet player...but Ive recently started playing Alto Sax, just to broaden my musical ability. Are there any sax players here. Do you have any problems switching from sax to brass? Thanks Dave
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    Military Music

    So you've been with the Grenadiers for 10 yrs (or have you just rejoined). What is it like when you join a band...because I look at some of the marching sequences that the army bands do and think s**t how do they do that. Do you work up to that gradually (starting with the static performances...
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    Military Music

    I thought Kneller Hall would be one of the best thinks about the Army (as Iv'e always wanted to go to a Music College). What is the Basic Training like? Can army musicians play for local brass bands? I have looked at the RAF... but the standard is grade 8 on entry and the min. length of service...
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    Military Music

    Thanks guys I have already looked into it a bit. I know that there is 12 weeks of basic training and then musical training at the Royal Military College of Music...for up to a year!!!!!. Are there any military bandsmen on here (or former bandsmen) that can give me some advice Thanks Dave
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    Military Music

    Are there any forum users that are in the forces (musicians). If there are any can you tell me what military life is like for a musician...as Im considering a career in the Army as a musician (because there are too few civilian jobs in music). Thanks Dave
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    Who's off to the Albert Hall in October

    I might journey up there. Do you buy tickets on the door and what are the dates. Dave
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