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  1. Lisa

    Bands / Ensembles in or near Cardiff?

    Hello, I am a cornet/trumpet player and am wondering if anyone can tell me of bands that exist in or near Cardiff? I am slightly looking for Brass Bands (although I think I am probably aware of most of the brass bands in the area). I am more interested in finding some different types of...
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    Sold/Expired For Sale: Cornet Mutes & Mouthpieces

    My Ebay Listings... Kelly Mouthpiece for Bb Cornet (Size 4B) Cornet Mouthpiece, Denis Wick (3B) Cornet Mouthpiece, Denis Wick (3B) Cornet Mouthpiece, Denis Wick (2) Harmon Mute for Bb Cornet Straight Mute for Bb Cornet Straight Mute for Bb Cornet
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    Sold/Expired Wanted: 3rd Valve Trigger Screw...

    Does anyone have any idea where I can get a screw for a 3rd Valve trigger on a cornet? I have an 8 year old Besson Sovereign cornet that I want to sell...but first I need to get the trigger mended. Unfortunately I have lost the screw! ...and I have been told that the screws are no longer made...
  4. Lisa

    Computer Science/Career advice needed...

    I know there are quite a few technical/computery people on here so I thought it might be worth asking for some advice on something that I'm having trouble deciding... ...I have a place on a Masters Computer Science conversion course at Cardiff uni, due to start at the end of this month. I'm not...
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    Sold/Expired Ebay clearout...

    I'm trying to dispose of some of my useless junk on ebay so I thought I would list it here in the hope that some people might want to buy it :) Uni Textbooks: The Business Environment, Worthington & Britton Human Resource Management, Torrington & Hall The Business Environment, Brooks and...
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    Making a garage into a practice room

    I have just moved house. In in my last place (a 2nd floor apartment) I had lots of complaints from a grumpy neighbour who didn't appreciate the lovely sound of me practicing...but now I'm in a proper, whole house with a garage and everything! ...but I would still rather not annoy the...
  7. Lisa

    Holiday Destination Suggestions

    I am off on holiday with friends in just under two weeks. How exciting! :D I was wondering whether people have any suggestions of places we should try to include in our trip or things we should try to do/see? The very vague plan at the moment is to get the Eurostar to Paris then make our way...
  8. Lisa

    Need PayPal Help...

    Hi, I was just wondering if anyone knows much about Paypal? Specifically, I want to downgrade my account from 'Business' to 'Personal' - is it possible to do that? I can't see a way immediately? Also, if you have a personal account instead of a business account is it still possible to...
  9. Lisa

    Concert and Workshop with Sheona White

    Bath Spa band are proud to announce that Sheona White will be performing as a guest soloist in their concert at the Guildhall in Bath on 21st April. This will be followed by a workshop Masterclass session the following morning at the Arts Barn, University of Bath. This is open to all brass band...
  10. Lisa

    Bands in and around Cardiff

    I have recently moved to Cardiff and am thinking I may possibly join a band again at some point soonish... I was just wondering if people could fill me in on what bands there are around this area and tell me a bit about them? Thanks :)
  11. Lisa

    Mac keyboard help

    Aargh, I have been typing in MS word on my mac and have accidently pressed the 'insert' button which makes text type over text. :-? The thing is I don't know what combination of keys I accidently pressed to turn on the 'insert' function therefore I don't know how to turn it off! Does anyone...
  12. Lisa

    Leaving Songs

    In a couple of weeks my friend and I will be leaving our current jobs and moving away. We want to make a CD of leaving songs to play over and over on our last day. :) Can anyone help us think of appropriate songs on the themes of 'leaving' 'goodbye' and 'please don't go'? So far we have come...
  13. Lisa

    MD Required

    Gillingham Band are a 2nd section band in Dorset. We are currently looking for a new musical director. This person would need to be able to take the band to the next level. Although we are a contesting band, the main aim of the band is to entertain the local comunity using mainly local...
  14. Lisa

    Anglo-German friendships renewed

    Gillingham band are busy preparing for the arrival of their friends from the German Hille Musikzug band this weekend. This is a bi-annual trip in which the two bands alternate between visits to England and Germany, staying with the families of the hosting band. Gillingham band are very proud of...
  15. Lisa

    Weston-Super-Mare Own Choice Contest 2006

    The 38th Weston-Super-Mare Own Choice Brass Band contest will this year be held on Sunday 21st May at the Winter Gardens. The contest, stewarded by members of Weston Brass Band, is reputed to be one of the most efficient and well run brass band contests. The contest this year is kindly being...
  16. Lisa

    Quiz Questions

    Our band is having a quiz night this weekend so obviously we will need some quiz questions! I don't have any yet so if anyone would liek to save me some time by donating some great quiz questions to this thread it would be very much appreciated! :):):)
  17. Lisa

    Brass band resources database

    One thing I would like to see on tMP - but would probably involve lots and lots of work - is a searchable database of brass band related resources such as books, journal articles etc. I know there is a brass band bibliography list on the ibew website but it would be nice if you could actually...
  18. Lisa

    Woodfalls Concert Brass Present A Night at the Movies

    The Woodfalls Concert Brass Band would like to inform you of our forthcoming concert entitled A NIGHT @ THE MOVIES. The concert is to be held at Salisbury Arts Centre on Saturday 22 April 7.30pm (doors 7pm). Please see the attached promotional flyer. We are the current Wessex Champion Band...
  19. Lisa

    Solo/Quartet Contests in the South

    Our junior band conductor wants to enter our junior band members into more solo and quartet contests. I was wondering if anyone knows of such contests which take place around our area? Thanks :)
  20. Lisa

    Music for Busking

    A few of us from my band are intending to go busking to raise some money for the band. The thing is we could do with some more music to play really! Does anyone know of any decent free/not too expensive sheet music I can download? Thanks :)
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