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  1. Sharpy

    Conductor/Trombonist Hampshire area

    Hi all, I'm moving back to the Hampshire area beginning of May and have got the brass band bug again! Ideally looking for a band to conduct or play with and 2nd section or higher. I've got loads of experience at all levels and my new job means I'll have time to do some brass band stuff again...
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    HMS Collingwood Volunteer Band-Brass Players

    Hi, The HMS Collingwood Volunteer Band is looking for some tuba players! The band is a symphonic wind band that is currently the Best Band in the Royal Navy Volunteer Band Association. The band has a good mix of concerts and other engagements in support of the Royal Navy. Currently the band...
  3. Sharpy

    Tenor Trombone player looking for band in Central Scotland

    Hi Colin, I still have that Yamaha trombone you sold me!! Fine trombone player whoever snaps him up!!
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    Gosport Solent Brass - Recruiting

    The band are entering the Weymouth Contest on the 26th of November and could really do with some quality cornet players to add to our dedicated and friendly team. For more details please see our website or contact me. Many thanks.
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    Gosport Solent Brass rehearsal 12/07/11, Solo Cornets

    Hi, Due to other commitments we have no Solo Cornets for our rehearsal tomorrow. If anyone would like to come along for a blow and to help out please get in touch. They are friendly bunch and we always go to the bar for a drink after practice!! We rehearse at 7.30 in the Privett Suite of the...
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    Gosport Solent Brass Vacancies

    Gosport Solent Brass are a friendly 4th section band and are currently looking for Solo Cornet players. We have a full band but could really do with just two more Solo Cornets to complete the line up. Rehearsals are Tuesday evenings at 19.30 and Sunday mornings at 10.30 in the Privett Suite of...
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    Spinnaker Brass gets new MD

    Good catch there!! Fine musician and top bloke!
  8. Sharpy

    MD/Trombone player Hampshire area

    I'm currently looking to expand my experience in conducting, I have conducted lower section bands regularly upto Championship on occasion. I have played in all sections and currently I'm in the Royal Marines Band Service as a Trombone player. As well as Brass Bands and Wind Bands I've played in...
  9. Sharpy

    Gosport Silver Band requires players! (WoE, 4th section)

    Gosport Silver Band are looking for some cornet players! If you fancy a fresh challenge and would like to come along for a blow, we rehearse at Thorngate Halls, Bury Road, Gosport on Tuesday nights 7.30 and Sunday mornings at 10.30. Currently in the 4th section the only thing missing is some...
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    Gosport Silver Band requires players! (WoE, 4th section)

    Gosport Silver Band 4th Section WoE Hi, Gosport Silver Band are currently looking for some new players (who isn't!). Any players would be made welcome as the band are looking to do some more contests and concert work. Currently we could do with some Cornets, a Horn, BBb Bass and a...
  11. Sharpy

    Gosport Silver Band Open Rehearsal

    Thanks very much, your right!! Getting confused, got a gig with work on the 29th!!
  12. Sharpy

    Gosport Silver Band Open Rehearsal

    Hi, Gosport Silver band are holding an open rehearsal on the 27th of October at 19.30 in the Privett Suite, Thorngate Halls, Bury Road, Gosport. If you would like to come for a listen or a blow please feel free to come along. They are a really friendly bunch and always welcome new players. We...
  13. Sharpy

    Sold/Expired Trombone for sale

    I have a Holton TR159 Bb/F trombone for sale. Its meant to be a tenor trombone but its big enough to be a mini bass trombone for any younger players. The slide is immaculate and the bell has a few tiny dents from mute use. The laquer is in very good condition too. Im only really selling it as...
  14. Sharpy

    Missing our MD

    Perhaps its the conductor who has come in to take the rehearsals? I agree that you can get used to an MD and when they have to go away, as I often do with work, its hard for the band to adjust. Anyway, he'll be back next week!!
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    Euph/trombone, Plymouth, South West, 1,2,3,4

    I can vouch for this guy, true pro and wont let you down!! (Now where's my pint??)
  16. Sharpy

    Best insults to players from conductors

    Something I borrowed off an old conductor, "Basses can you make a rounder sound and not like a bunch of Rottweilers barking please?!"
  17. Sharpy

    Gosport Silver Band requires players! (WoE, 4th section)

    Gosport Silver Band Vacancies We are a friendly 4th section band who are looking to strengthen our ranks. All players new or old would be made most welcome but we have vacancies in the following sections; Soprano Front and Back row cornets Trombone BBb Bass Tuned percussion The band have...
  18. Sharpy

    Gosport Silver Band gets new uniforms

    The Gosport Silver Band are celebrating after getting a new set of uniforms. The uniforms were purchased with help from Hampshire Council and Band fund raising. The uniforms were "debuted" at a concert in the Thorngate Halls, which also featured the Training band Gosport last Sunday and the Band...
  19. Sharpy

    Gosport Silver Band requires players! (WoE, 4th section)

    Gosport Silver Band vacancies. 4th section West of England. This friendly band is short of a couple of players. Mainly a Soprano, Front Row Cornet and a Euphonium and Baritone. Any other players would be made more than welcome, especially any ex players or people who have given up and want to...
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    Gosport Silver Band prepare to celebrate 40 years.

    On October 12th, Gosport Silver Band hold its annual John Fairhall Concert in Thorngate Halls, Gosport. This years concert is also a celebration of the bands 40th year and as such would like to see any ex members to either come and have a blow with the band again or just come and listen to the...
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