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    Stockport Brass for Sale

    Stockport Brass have recently been playing to their largest Stockport audience yet playing at a match of Rugby Union team Sale Sharks. The band had an invite from Sale Sharks to play at their match against French team Brive on Friday 4th April at their Edgeley Park ground. The match was the...
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    Uniforms lost...and others found

    Following the North West Area contest at Blackpool on Sunday a suit carrier with some band jackets in was misplaced, either in Blackpool or Manchester. If anyone has spotted a stray suit carrier containing blue stage jackets and a plain black blazer could they please contact...
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    Stockport Brass on TV Again

    Stockport Brass have once again been gracing the airwaves, this time with an appearance on Manchester television station Channel M. There has been a lot of work recently on increasing the profile of the band in the local community, and following on from appearances in local concerts and...
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    BT Band to become Stockport Brass

    Stockport Brass is Born Following loss of sponsorship the BT Band would like to announce it’s rebranding as Stockport Brass. The name was decided upon following a vote of members of the band, and reflects a desire to return to local community roots. Although the band are actively seeking a...
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    Calling all BT Band ex-members!

    BT Band 40th Anniversary Reunion Party The BT Band are looking for ex-members for their 40th Anniversary Reunion Party on Friday 23rd November, to be held at the Great Moor Conservative Club in Stockport. There are many players who have played with BT in its various forms and moved on to...
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    Horn Solo given world premier by BT Band

    BT Brass Band in World Premier On the afternoon of Sunday 18th June at the Stockport Plaza the BT Band will be premiering a new piece of work by up-and-coming composer Richard Rock. Inspired by the World Cup, the theme for the concert is Around the World in 80 Minutes, and featured in the...
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    BT Band in World Premier

    BT Brass Band in World Premier On the afternoon of Sunday 18th June at the Stockport Plaza the BT Band will be premiering a new piece of work by up-and-coming composer Richard Rock. Inspired by the World Cup, the theme for the concert is Around the World in 80 Minutes, and featured in the...
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    Young Ambassadors complete 75th Tour!

    Young Ambassadors complete their 75th tour! Over the Easter bank holiday weekend the 'Young Ambassadors Brass Band Of Great Britain' (affectionately known as YABB), led by Frank Wolff, completed a whirlwind tour of Luxembourg. This is the staggering 75th international tour for the band...
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    Young Ambassadors Brass Band - Luxembourgh Easter Tour

    Young Ambassadors Brass Band - Luxembourg Easter Tour Itinerary Over the Easter bank holiday weekend the Young Ambassadors Brass Band of Great Britain will be heading to Luxembourg for their 75th international tour! Led by the ever sprightly and charismatic Frank Wolff the trip will...
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    Young Ambassadors Brass Band website release

    Young Ambassadors Brass Band Website Release Following their recent highly successful tour of USA and Canada, the Young Ambassadors Brass Band of Great Britain have launched an official website at http://www.yabb.co.uk. For over a quarter of a century, the Young Ambassadors Brass Band of...
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    BT Band at Dobcross Band Club - Sunday

    Come and see the BT Band on Sunday 20th Feb (this Sunday!) at Dobcross Band Club, starting at 8pm. We've got a nice mixed programme of entertaining and serious stuff, with some quality soloists featured also! For anyone who hasn't been before the Dobcross Band Social Club is on Platt Lane...
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    Commissioning Music

    Hi everyone, What are people's experiences with commissioning pieces of music? There is a possibility of commissioning a piece of music for a big event next year, possibly a major work. Typically how far in advance would a composer need to be approached (as early as possible i know, but...
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    Quartet music suggestions

    Does anybody have any recommendations for good, light hearted quartet music (entertaining stuff, not contest type). I know there's loads of pieces out there but what i want to know is - what's worth buying and what's worth avoiding? It's for standard quartet set-up of 2 x cornets/flug, 1 x...
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    Stockport Brass (ex BT Band) vacancies (NW champ section)

    Edit: for current vacancies and contact details, see most recent posts The Championship section British Telecom Band in Stockport (near Manchester) is currently looking for a quality Eb Bass player to complete our line-up of players. We're an ambitious and very friendly band (see the...
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    Things to do in an elevator

    Go on, I dare you.... :wink: Things to do in an elevator: Make race car noises when anyone gets on or off. Blow your nose and offer to show the contents of your kleenex to the other passengers. Grimace painfully while smacking your forehead and muttering, "Shut up, dammit, all of you...
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    Spelling!

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    Minipops the sequel

    For those of you who spent hours on the first quiz, there is now a second one to grind the country to a halt again - http://www.siliconhell.com/mindbenders/index.htm Apologies if anyone's already posted this
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    BT band - Stockport Plaza, Sun 16th afternoon

    The British Telecom (BT) band will be perfoming at Stockport Plaza Theatre on - Sunday 16th November at 3pm An exciting concert programme featuring Olympic Fanfare & Theme, Call of the Cossacks, Harry James Concerto for Trumpet, Cry of the Celts and finishing off with a good old...
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    Tenor Horn - North West, Champ

    Intrument: Tenor Horn Location/Region: Based in Manchester, will dep anywhere in North West and possibly Yorkshire Grade: past grade 8 standard Name: Helen Varley Contact Details: mobile - 0775 114 0443 email- Helen@topbrass.co.uk (checked regularly) Instrument(s) played: Just...
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