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    YORK R I - VACANCIES FOR FRONT ROW CORNET, FLUGEL & Eb BASS

    Want to be part of a friendly and ambitious Championship Section Band with great team spirit? Then we would love to hear from you! The band, led by Chris Hirst (ex Grimethorpe, Brighouse and Yorkshire Imps etc.) rehearse on Monday & Thursday 8.00pm-10pm (Bandroom close to York Railway...
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    Flugel looking for a post areas band to join

    Hi Caz - York R I (Championship Section - North of England) are in need of cornet players after the Area Contest (15th March) if you fancy coming for a blow. We have players travelling in from Leeds so car sharing may be a possibility. We are a very settled band with a good work ethic, a...
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    YORK R I BAND (1st Section 2014) - PLAYER VACANCIES

    YORK R I BAND (1st Section 2014) Player Vacancies The band are promoted to the 1st Section for 2014 and have recently appointed the highly acclaimed musician Chris Hirst as its new MD. Chris will take up the baton after the band’s fourth consecutive appearance at the National Finals this...
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    Whit Friday results?

    Where can I get hold of the full Saddleworth results and where bands figured in the overall area contest. So far I have only seen Delph and Diggle detailed placings. I need Dobcross, Lees, Lydgate and Scouthead. Cheers
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    York R I Band - Bass Trombone Required

    We are an ambitious band who enjoy healthy attendance at rehearsals and a great line up of concert work including Whit Friday. We have qualified for a fourth consecutive year for the National Finals and will compete in the 1st Section from January 2014. We need a bass trombone player to complete...
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    Paddy's North of England Area - 2013

    York R I - Thanks Many thanks Andy. We are dead chuffed to have qualified for the finals for a fourth consecutive year through the 3rd and 2nd sections. Without doubt Plantagenets was our hardest test so far but we are still proud of our performance which I've uploaded onto Soundcloud...
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    Paddy's North of England Area - 2013

    Does anyone know what has happened to the NoE website and the grading tables??? if not does anyone have a copy they can send me please? Cheers Martyn York R I
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    Les Miserables Brass Band Arrangements

    Does anyone know if there are any choir and band arrangements in existence? We have a concert with York based choir Prima Vocal Ensemble later in the year and they are keen on performing this. Also can anyone recommend any other band and choir music ... nothing too high brow just good accessible...
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    York Railway Institute Band - Solo Cornet Required

    We are an ambitious band who enjoy healthy attendance at rehearsals and a great line up of concert work. To complete our preparations for the Area contest we require a Solo Cornet (position negotiable) as we aim to be in Cheltenham again in 2013 as North of England Second Section Champions! The...
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    York Railway Institute Band - Solo Cornet Required

    We are an ambitious band who enjoy healthy attendance at rehearsals and a great line up of concert work. To complete our preparations for the Area contest we require a Solo Cornet (position negotiable) as we aim to be in Cheltenham again in 2013 as North of England Second Section Champions! The...
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    Bass Trombone Required - York R I Band

    We are an ambitious second section band who enjoy very healthy attendance at every rehearsal with an incredibly friendly and fun atmosphere in the bandroom. The band has recently competed for the third year running at the National Brass Band Finals and aim to be in Cheltenham again in 2013 as...
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    2012 Finals test piece (Rumours/thoughts)

    Does anyone know if Academic Overture is the Dennis Wright arrangement recorded on Essential Dyke v.4 BUT with extra cornet flourishes added by Philip Wilby? Just Music seem to suggest this is the version that is being used. I for one am very much looking forward to playing this classic...
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    2nd EUPH & 2nd BARITONE - WHIT FRIDAY - YORK R I BAND

    Due to work and other commitments we are two players short. We are a newly promoted Second Section Band who won 3rd section prizes last year so out to win more prizes this year!! We plan to set off from York by 2.00pm and get early into contests from around 4.00pm. PM me or give me a call...
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    Paddy's North-West Area - 2012

    Superb Music Making Leyland! Well done to everyone at Leyland and your inspired MD. You had such a different take on the piece but one that oozed musicality through every bar. A contest performance that will live long in my memory. Thank you!
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