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    Cornet, Horn player, Midlands

    We've got a backrow seat available from september/october. Kidderminster based, first section from next year.
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    Recording a CD - the logistics

    Having been through the same problem last year, I think the best thing to do is propose a number of dates months ahead of when you plan to record. We planned ours four or five months in advance and as a result, although some people did have to put themselves out a bit, we had full attendance...
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    The 'Official' tMP Midlands Regional Thread

    Another ? filled in, Steve Gittens will be taking stourport to the area. EDIT: List amended, thanks! PB, Mod
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    Eb Bass player looking for a band around Birmingham

    Stourport band have a vacancy on Bb bass if you were interested? We have an instrument if you need it. Might be able to sort out lifts to practice. Email me if you're interested. bandmanager@stourportband.co.uk Rich
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    Midlands Band Require Bb Bass and Percussion

    Stourport-on-Severn band are currently looking to recruit a Bb Bass player and a percussionist for the area in march. If you are interested in either position please contact Richard on 07869212569 or bandmanager@stourportband.co.uk
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    National Concert Band Festival

    Sounds familiar! Congratulations to WYWO who got gold again this year.
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    Press Release - Stourport-on-Severn

    No, we will be the top ranked second section band in the Midlands for next year.
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    Press Release - Stourport-on-Severn

    Press release from Stourport-on-Severn Band: David Maplestone has resigned from his position as Musical Director of Stourport-on-Severn Brass Band with effect from Christmas. The band would like to take the opportunity to thank David for the commitment he has shown us over his six years in...
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    Poll: Thorny Percussion Question

    I think bands who play without percussion should be penalised or alternatively docked places. Some bands (inluding my own) go to great lengths to ensure we have appropriate percussion for performances whereas some just leave it out. If the parts are there they should be played.
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    Principal/Tutti Front Row Cornet players urgently required - Worcestershire/Midlands

    Stourport Band And Birmingham Students Edit: for current vacancies and contact details please see most recent posts Stourport band currently have vacancies for Solo trombone, cornet, Bb Bass and percussion. Students going to Birmingham Uni are more than welcome. If you're interested, call...
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    Harrogate Nationals

    Harrogate The info we have says that tickets are on sale now but doesn't say either way about on the day sales. The phone no to contact is 01423 537230 (Harrogate Centre)
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    Harrogate Nationals

    Has anyone else thats competing at harrogate noticed that all players will have to buy a ticket priced at £7.50 to watch any bands and even just to see the results. I think this is ridiculous, our band has had to pay the entry fee, even though its a qualification contest, and incur travel costs...
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    One for all you soon to be ex students!

    53. You can no longer recite the entire last weeks script of neighbours.
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    Does revision actually help?

    I look at the past papers, figure out which topic comes up the most often and read about it for 20 minutes before you go into the exam. Its got me through GCSE's, A Levels and first year of uni.
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    Midlands 2nd section band require trom and kit players

    Stourport-on-Severn band currently need a kit player for summer jobs and national finals. Solo trom position will also be available at the end of june. Anyone interested in joining the band or willing to dep for us please email bandmanager@stourportband.co.uk or call Richard on 07984954687...
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