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    City of cardiff bands concert

    THE CITY OF CARDIFF MELINGRIFFITH BRASS BAND FEATURING ALL THREE OF OUR BANDS, M1, M2 AND M3 Saturday 30 June 2012, 7.00pm Dora Stoutzker Hall The Royal Welsh College Of Music & Arts New Concert Hall Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF10 3ER Tickets: £8.00, Concessions: £6.50 Tickets...
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    Childs era to end at Cory

    Just spotted this on 4 bars rest. http://www.4barsrest.com/news/detail.asp?id=14911
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    RIP Ron Knuckey

    It is with some sadness that I inform TMP members of the Promotion to Glory of Ron Knuckey of Cardiff Canton Band. Ron had a progressive illness to which he finally succumbed this morning (4th June) in the presence of his family. Ron was a larger than life character and Canton Band were...
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    Champion Brass

    The Salvation Army presents CHAMPION BRASS Cardiff Canton Band joined by The CORY Band Saturday 1st November at Barry Memorial Hall commencing 7.30pm Tickets £8 from Barry Price 02920 711603 or 07970 687171 e-mail barryprice@kgjprice.co.uk
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    Conductors at the Area's

    There are some very good band trainers and conductors around the country and for the Area's in particular these guys are in demand. However, I wonder whether some bands can gain an advantage because of this. Looking particularly at the Championship section for Yorkshire last weekend and the...
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    Cardiff Canton and Parc and dare

    Cardiff Canton Band presents Festival of Brass Joined by Parc and Dare Band Saturday 9th February 2008 at Llandaff Cathedral commencing at 7.30pm Tickets £9 and £6 (Concessions £6 and £5) For details and tickets contact: Barry Price Tel 02920 711603...
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    tMP Regional Prediction Competition?

    Hey Mr Music Man, is there going to be a tMP Regional Prediction Competition for 2007? Please, please!
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    Cardiff Canton Band at Chatham

    Cardiff Canton band will be playing a Festival(Concert) at Chatham on Saturday 24th March and leading services at Chatham on Sunday 25th March. I'm sure Mr Woodman will post further details closer to the date!!:clap:
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    Trevor Saunders

    It is with mixed feelings that I report the Promotion to Glory of my Dad Trevor Saunders at teh age of 77. He had been ill for some while but died peacefully in Hospital in his sleep the early hours of 1st November 2006. He was a member of Canton Band for more than forty years playing cornet...
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    Grades. Any thoughts?

    I have recently read a posting on a thread where the person is looking for a position in a band and says that they are Grade 8 standard. What does this mean? A person of Grade 8 standard can play three or four pieces at least fairly well, knows a few scales, can clap, sing and listen in...
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    Would you march in the nude?

    From 4barsrest. http://4barsrest.com/news/detail.asp?id=2786
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    Contest Virgin (nearly)

    In 1971 at the age of 14 I played in my first contest for the Cardiff Schools brass band (We played Indian Summer). Today I played in my second contest at Porthcawl. I have played at the Royal Albert Hall, St David's Hall and Millenium centre(Cardiff) and other major halls in Europe with Canton...
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    Well thought out web sites.......not!!!

    Be careful when chosing an Internet domain name... Clearly, some people don't always think particularly hard when registering Internet domains for their websites. The following are real (and safe to open at work) 1. 'Who Represents?' A company database for agents of the rich and...
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    Busy Weekend for Canton

    On Saturday (15th October) is a 'Two in One' Festival featuring Bristol Easton Band alongside Cardiff Canton Band. It is at the Canton Citadel, Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff, starting at 7pm. Tickets are £3 and £2. Programme includes, The Old Wells and Cornet solo by Martin Bryant Crugybar...
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    It's me ....at last!

    I am a tMP veteran of 2 and a half years and a lifetime member of the Salvation Army at Cardiff Canton playing in the Senior band for 32 and a half years I am tall dark and handsome.....well tall, used to be dark and my avatar does not do me justice! I was born the year before Wales last...
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    For all those working with the public!!

    For everyone who has to work with THE PUBLIC....... Customer: "I've been ringing 0700 2300 for two days and can't get through to enquiries, can you help?". Operator: "Where did you get that number from, sir?". Customer: "It was on the door to the Travel Centre". Operator: "Sir, they...
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    Cardiff Canton Band at Millennium Centre Cardiff

    Cardiff Canton Band Millennium Centre Cardiff Sunday 20th February 2005 @2.30 pm We will be giving a one hour programme in the Foyer of the Millennium Centre. Pieces include: Variations on Maccabeus, Cornet solo Heavenly Light Carl Saunders Horn Solo Jenny Jones...
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    BAYV Band at Cardiff Canton

    A Charity Concert for 'The Prince's Trust Cymru Buy as you View Band featuring Cardiff Canton Songsters Wednesday 17th November Canton Salvation Army Hall Cowbridge Road East Cardiff Doors open 7p.m. Admission £7 Ticket details contact Neil Blockley 07971697582 or visit...
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    Who lives near Cardiff and is not going to London?

    If you live in and around Cardiff, Cardiff Canton Band are playing at Albany Road Baptist Church (near Roath Park), this Saturday 16th October. It starts at 7.30 pm and you can pay at the door. Programme includes: Crossbearers Everything I do Gaelforce Motivation The Amazing Mr Leidzen...
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    Adverts and Bandspersons

    Sometimes golfers have a psychological condition called ' the Yips' whereby they cannot get themselves to move the putter to putt the ball towards the hole. What would happen if a percussionist lost his/her sense of rhythm (?percussionist's Yip's)? Answer.....Dulcolax. The advert states...
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