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    Solo Cornet required - Glossop Old Band

    Thanks to you both for your comments. We are struggling without young players coming through and I know it's a problem for the local School as well. We have tried several times to start a youth band but it always fizzles out as they have other hobbies to do which seem more exciting than brass...
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    Solo Cornet required - Glossop Old Band

    Glossop Old Band is currently graded as a Championship section band but are a non-contesting band due to shortage of players. We currently have 14 brass players and 3 percussionists which form a well balanced group ;) and perform regularly in the Bandroom and other venues in the local area...
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    Solo cornet needed for 10th December

    Glossop Old Band require a solo cornet player for an evening concert in Timperley Saturday 10th December at 7.30pm. If anyone can help please email or call 07887 997374 Cheers Janet
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    Calling all former players with Glossop Old Band

    Have you ever been a playing member of Glossop Old Band? Are you free and available on Sunday 18th December? Then this message is for you. GLOSSOP OLD BAND have secured the services for their Christmas Concert this year at their bandroom in Wood Street, of a conductor who is undoubtedly among...
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    Concert available 31st July 2011 - Manchester

    We did a concert in Phillips Park today and they have asked if we could do a concert on 31st July in the Park. Unfortunately Glossop will have finished for the summer break and won't be able to do it. It is for a Party in the Park 1-4pm and the they want a band to do 2 x 45 minutes spots...
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    Eb and Bb Bass needed for Whit Friday

    Glossop Old Band require Eb and Bb bass players for Whit Friday and if anyone can help please email me on Cheers
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    Urgent - Sunday 15th May cornets needed

    Front row and backrow cornet players are urgently required for a concert in Phillips Park, Manchester 2-4pm on Sunday 15th May If you can help out please email me on
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    Brighouse to recruit women

    :clap: congrats Laura, she's a fantastic player and has a wonderful sound
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    Fancy a blow over the summer? ...

    Sorry to 'bump' this post but we are having a blow tonight if anyone else is interested?
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    Fancy a blow over the summer? ...

    ... if so Glossop Band will be opening the bandroom doors at 8pm for 8.15 start every Tuesday throughout the summer. Anyone wishing to keep their lip in is welcome to come for a blow and rehearsals will be very informal and if you are first there you get to choose the music! Cheers Janet...
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    Around the world in 80 minutes - Glossop Bandroom 17th July

    Glossop Old Band will be performing a concert of music from around the world on Saturday 17th July 2010 in Glossop Bandroom. Aptly entitled "Around the World in 80 minutes" the concert will feature many of the bands fantastic soloists and will be the debut for Tim Dines on Solo Euphonium. It...
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    Anyone for drinks after Whit Friday?

    Surely you only drink after you finish playing on Whit Friday???? ;) Tee Hee
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    Anyone for drinks after Whit Friday?

    Glossop Band will be opening the bar on Whit Friday night from 10.30pm. We'd welcome any thirsty bandsmen (and women and children!) wishing to pop in for a drink on their way home from a hetic evening. The address is The Bandroom, Derby Street, Glossop, Derbyshire SK13 9NF and please see our...
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    Web site design, hosting etc

    Thanks to everyone for their help with this it has been a useful exercise and am now in the process of developing our new site using and thanks to Phil Driscoll for all his help with this. :tup
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    Web site design, hosting etc

    Glossop Old Band need to revamp their web pages and we need someone to help us with it. Ideally we would like someone to completely redesign the site, host the site and allow multiple users to add content via the web without having to have specialist software to update the site. If anyone...