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    How long until I can play again after a PE

    Thanks Jack, that's interesting to hear. I will pass on the information regarding the breathing assisting the recovery for heart patients to a player who is awaiting surgery. Sound advice, I will contact the consultant and see if there is any further advice they can offer if I describe more...
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    How long until I can play again after a PE

    Any doctors in the room or anyone that's suffered similar? I was hospitalised recently with a bi-lateral/saddle PE and I want to know how long before I can realistically get back to full throttle on Eb Bass? Hospital said it'd be at least 6-weeks but I'm not sure she knew the specifics of...
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    Blackley Band Vacancies

    The Blackley Band has a couple of immediate vacancies. Under the temporary baton of Dan Price we are heading to Rochdale Contest soon and we are looking for a horn player, BBb bass player and a percussionist or 2. We'd also be interested in hearing from Euphonium players who may be interested in...
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    Musical Director vacancy, Blackley Band

    Still a couple of days if you're interested in applying, don't miss out!
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    Musical Director vacancy, Blackley Band

    The Blackley Band is seeking a new Musical Director to replace John Atkinson. Although the band has gone from strength to strength under John he is missing playing and wishes to return to Sop. We need someone now to take us to the next level. If you wish to apply please forward your application...
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    Solo Euphonium - Blackley Band

    After the recent successes at Buxton contest and Whit Friday the Blackley Band are looking for a Solo Euph to fill an immediate vacancy. Under the direction of John Atkinson we have an active calendar, a possible trip abroad in 2017 and looking to improve on our 5th place at the NW 4th Section...
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    Blackley Band Empty Seats

    The Blackley Band welcome applicants for a few empty seats. We are a busy 4th section band in North Manchester and enjoy a variety of concerts and a social events, we are also planning an away trip for summer 2016. As we approach the contesting season we are looking for: Cornets (Principal...
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    Blackley Band, Manchester, Vacancies

    The Blackley Band are looking for a few players to complete our line up due to studies and people reaching the time in their lives where they need to take it easy. We are looking for a cornet player, 2nd horn, solo baritone, 2nd euphonium and bass trombone, we'd also really love a 2nd BBb Bass...
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    Blackley Band seeks Musical Director

    Just to say that there is still time to apply for the Musical Directors position with the Blackley Band, we will continue to accept applications through until January 9th as we know everyone is busy running in to Christmas. Merry Christmas and please don't hesitate to contact us if you have...
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    Blackley Band seeks Musical Director

    Blackley Band Manchester Due to a shift in our Musical Director's work commitments the Blackley Band is seeking a new MD for March 2015 onwards. We are a progressive 4th section Band with a recent trip to Germany and 3 appearances at the French Open contest in the last 7 years. We seek...
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    Blackley Band Vacancies - 4th Section, Manchester

    After some people have forwarded their playing careers or decided to take a break we have current vacancies for: 3rd Cornet 2nd Euph 1st Bari BBb Bass We are a friendly fourth section band and coming off the back of convincing wins at the French Open and Bolsover Entertainments...
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    Blackley Band Vacancies

    After a recent shuffle and some players choosing to take a break from playing we have a few vacancies within the band at the moment. We are a friendly fourth section band who rehearse Mondays and Thursdays between 8 and 10pm at the community centre on Victoria Avenue, Blackley. We have a...
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    Cornets and Eb Bass required for march

    Hi, unfortunately I have had to have dental work done and will be unable to play at a short march around Heywood on Saturday 29th, are there any Eb Bass players free to help out Blackley Band? We'd also appreciate any cornet players available to help out on the front row, as well. March...
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    Vacancies at the Blackley Band, Manchester

    Hi, due to the impending start if university and a shuffle of players we currently have a couple of vacancies to fill to complete our line up. We require a front row cornet player (position negotiable, potentially Principal for the right applicant), a percussionist (two would be nice) and an...
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    Blackley Band - 4th Section NW - Vacancies

    Blackley Band are looking for a few new players to complete our line up, we are a friendly fourth section band with an exciting and busy concert/contest schedule. We are looking for a couple of cornet players (positions negotiable), a 2nd baritone player and a Bb bass along with a percussionist...