Marc, I've not doubt I'll be seeing you loads for some alcoholic refreshments seeing as Carolyn is making time to see me...guess she'll be dragging you along too!!;)
Be good to see you at band, you can borrow the plastic pbone!
I've been asked to post this for a friend who is looking for a full(ish) band to do a March in Halifax on Saturday 12th February 2011.
I have basic details at the moment but if you are interested and want to find out more information then please pm me and I can pass your details on...
What awful news, hope the cause of the fire was accidental...horrible to think that someone could do something like that!
Chin up guys and girls...sure the banding world will be there to support you in anyway they can!
Try looking at the music site NUMU as they often run composers competitions. I use it in school all the time and they are currently running a fanfare competition. The BBC also run competitions for young composers, think there is one on the way now.
We have been rehearsing. We were allowed to do that, just didn't get paid, and for the interest of our band we wanted to carry on and our CO (Commanding Officer) allowed this. Some bands weren't even allowed to continue rehearsing. As TA bands are operated outside the regular bands (Corps of...
they forget that the musicians ae part of the TA and we are regularly out doing our job. The Army's thoughts are that if they can't have their bands do it, they'll pay outside bands to come and do the work for them, which kind of defeats the object of cut backs?
Every band is in a different position and it is based around what the CO's decide. For example some bands are not allowed to meet or do any jobs for the next 6 months and some are allowed to continue to rehearse if they wish (but again some may rehearse every week, twice a month, once a month...
I'm sure that when Carolyn was over in England a couple of months back she was just as enthusiastic to set up an ensemble just as Marc was, and the way the ensemble worked here is that everyone had an equal input in what happened with the ensemble but myself and Carolyn did the running around on...
Just did a search on June emerson and found it straight away
Sandström: SÅNG TILL LOTTA ( Trombone Pieces H - Z )
Instrumentation: tbn. pft. Grade: C
Hope that helps.