I was really proud of my bands performance (City of Bradford) and very happy to be going to the finals. A great contest and very well organised. The only negative for me was the photo's as you came off stage - as the last band on we could really have done without that!
Horn and Baritone (currently with a 2nd section band) available for any rehearsals over the next few weeks whilst our band has it's summer break. We want to try keep our lip in so if you're short of players get in touch via PM.
YBS Concert require a second euph player. We are a friendly crowd with a reasonable job list in some good venues.
The band will move up to the first section in January 09. We practice Monday and Thursday 7.45-9.30 at Low Moor Club, Huddersfield Road, Bradford. This is 5 mins from M606/62...
I can see the bigger picture and I also get fed up with many of the moans and groans about the organisaton of events. My only grumble is that in such a prestigous contest why have bands play to an empty hall when other players would have liked to have watched.
For most players the weekend was...
Agree with all of the above, although if bands were allowed in (as in the past) there would be a better atmosphere and sense of occasion. It's all a bit flat.
My band (YBS Concert) had a fab weekend but it was not the location or venue that made this. It's a very expensive weekend already, why...
Players for Harrogate Finals - West Yorks
YBS Concert Band needs to recruit an Eb Bass and front row cornet player to make a full compliment of players for the 2nd Section National Finals. We are based in Bradford, just off the M62. Rehearsals are Monday & Thursday 7:45-9:45.
Pm PM with...
The positions of Eb bass and baritone are still available. Please note the practice details have now changed. The band will now practice Mondays and Thursdays 7:45-9:45 in Low Moor Club, Bradford.
PM for details
YBS concert is pleased to announce the only vacancies to be filled before appearing at the Second Section National Finals in Harraogate are:
Please PM for details or call 07970 821608
Further information can be found at www.ybscb.co.uk
Well done to everyone at YBS Concert. After a difficult couple of years the band is well and truly back on it's feet and yesterdays result was fantastic.
A big thanks to our MD Ian Craddock who put in a huge amount of work.
Well done Slaithwaite - we look forward to seeing you in...
Bb/Eb Bass & Bari West Yorks
Thank you to the people who enquired about the vacancy. The position of Eb or Bb bass is still vacant. Additionally, the band also requires a 2nd baritone player. Other than these two seats we have a full line up and are looking forward to the approaching...
Bb Bass West yorkshire
YBS Concert Band (MD Ian Craddock) requires a Bb Bass to complete it's line up. We are 2nd section, Yorkshire area and have the Butlins contest in January coming up as well as the regional contest in March.
The band nights are Monday and Wednesday 7:30-9:30 at Low Moor...
We bought a copy at the trade stand on Sunday and played it last night. I have to agree that the quality of the print/paper is v v poor. The 1st bari part had the title of the second movement across the stave above.
We played it for the first time last night just out of curiosity. I dont...
Just to update the above messages. YBS Concert are very pleased to welcome Jim Ely back to the band on Euphonium. Thanks to everyone who enquired about this position.
Tha band now only requires a Bb or Eb bass player and 2nd baritone to complete the line up.
Please PM for...
As the person who placed the advert which has lead to this thread, can i clarify that the band (YBS Concert) has not fired off the conductor. We were very happy with our conductor and would love to him to have a permanent position - unfortunately he has moved to Dublin.
YBS Concert Brass (1st Section) welcomes applications for the position of Musical Director.
Following a strong performance but disappointing result at the Yorkshire area contest, the band is looking for an enthusiastic and committed Musical Director to continue the excellent progress made...
After a difficult year YBS Concert Brass is pleased to announce it has a full line up for the forthcoming Area contest - except for a Solo Eb bass player.
The band practice Monday and Thursdays at Low Moor Working Mens Club, Huddersfield Road, Bradford. This is convenient for Bradford...
YBS Concert is still very much in exsistence. However the links with YBS band have declined over the years for no other reason than not sharing a band room any longer. When we reached the finals two years ago DK came to take a rehersal which was a brilliant experience. There is also YBS...