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  1. Andy_Euph

    Jayess Newbiggin Band (North of England) - Musical Director required

    Jayess Newbiggin Brass require a Musical Director to take the band forward and build on the strong foundations already in place. The band have built steadily since its inception in 2009 and have a loyal and committed core who are determined to improve. We currently perform in the 4th section and...
  2. Andy_Euph

    Rit vs Rit - English Pastorale

    Are the markings meant to be ritenuto or ritardando? I've been interpreting them as the former, but after having a look at the Tredgear workshop on 4barsrest they seem to be playing the latter. Seeing as the adjudicators seem to want clarity to come through (comments from both judges on...
  3. Andy_Euph

    Flugel mouthpiece, what's the biggest bucket available?

    Title says it all really, what's the biggest mouthpiece on the market?
  4. Andy_Euph

    Wansbeck Entertainment Contest - 19th October 2014

    The Wansbeck Entertainment Contest will be making a return this year and will be held at the Sports and Community Centre in Newbiggin By The Sea. The contest is open to all bands and Newbiggin is within a couple of hours reach of Yorkshire and Southern Scotland. For further info, email...
  5. Andy_Euph

    Euphonium Mouthpiece - Which one?

    I've started playing again properly after about 2 & 1/2 years with the stick and i'm after a new mouthpiece. I now play on a prestige but i'm finding it a bit of a beast to fill compared to other smaller sovereigns I've played on before, and my DW 4AL (which I've always played on) isn't doing...
  6. Andy_Euph

    Regional Test Piece Workshops

    I know that there was one in Yorkshire at the beginning of January, does anyone know if there are more lined up and where?
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    Misplaced "joke"...

    http://www.4barsrest.com/news/detail.asp?id=15883 Just read the above article....banding shown in a positive light again(!) :(
  8. Andy_Euph

    Borders Entertainment Contest - 3rd November

    Who's going to the Borders this year? Jayess Newbiggin will be heading (slightly) over the border and are looking forward to it :D
  9. Andy_Euph

    Jayess Newbiggin Band - New Website

    The Jayess Newbiggin Band have a new website. With links to our facebook, twitter and youtube pages, as well as current news and info about the band, why don't you check it out :clap: www.jayessnewbigginband.co.uk Andy
  10. Andy_Euph

    Adjudicators Phrasebook.

    Taken up from Will The Sec's idea, can we perfect the Adjudicators Phrasebook. Here's a couple to start us off... "One band stood out today" = real meaning "I only listened to one band" "Some bands will be disappointed" = controversial decision on its way. "Well done Percussion" = one of the...
  11. Andy_Euph

    Recording at the Open

    http://4barsrest.com/news/detail.asp?id=15574#.UBue1fZlS-0 "We believe this is a unique opportunity to help promote the British Open Championship to an even bigger banding audience."....unique...really? Reading the above article on 4barsrest, I find it strange that this is supposedly a big...
  12. Andy_Euph

    Britannia - Philip Sparke...I think?!?

    I found a recording of Britannia Building Society Band/Fodens of a piece called Britannia that I think was composed by Philip Sparke but i'm not sure. Does anybody know which piece i'm going on about and whether its published (although I'm not holding out too much hope, as i'd guess it was a...
  13. Andy_Euph

    Rock Music II - Goff Richards

    Does anyone know if this piece is published, tried a quick google search but shows up nothing. Any info would be appreciated :) Andy
  14. Andy_Euph

    Jayess Newbiggin Band Vacancies - North of England

    The Jayess Newbiggin Band are looking to recruit a: Principal Cornet, In order to lead this friendly band on the next step of our development. The band has a strong sense of togetherness and an ethos of enjoyment, as well as aiming to attain high standards. We have a well balanced diary of...
  15. Andy_Euph

    Euph/Bari player - North East

    Willing to help out any bands if I can on euphonium or baritone. Previously played for Blackley Band and Eccles Band and looking to start blowing again.
  16. Andy_Euph

    Using the Play To function on Windows 7/ Media Player - Help

    Does anybody else know how to get this working properly? I have a Samsung smart tv and found out a while ago that I could play files from the computer to the telly by right clicking on the file and pressing the "Play To" tab. When I did this from my desktop it worked easily, set itself up...
  17. Andy_Euph

    Band Music from Australia & New Zealand

    Just wondering if anyone is able to help me out. I'm looking to buy a specific piece of music that, i'm assuming, will be published in either Australia or New Zealand. Is their a sheet music site (like a just music or studio music) that deals with brass band music, i'm assuming their has to be...
  18. Andy_Euph

    Premier League 2011/12

    So who do people think is going to win the League and who's going down? Who's going to be the surprise package? Reckon Chelsea will want to prove a point this year, United will be strong but reckon the new/younger players could buckle under big game pressure (especially the keeper). As a...
  19. Andy_Euph

    Abide with Me - Karl Jenkins/Peter Graham

    Does anyone know if this version, recorded by Cory Band on This Land of Ours, is in print and available to buy?
  20. Andy_Euph

    Registration and Adjudication - The two big issues of the movement.

    Above poll: Would you support scrapping the registration system? Would you support a technical method of adjudication (like Steven Meads) or keep the same method we currently have? After reading a couple of threads and looking at the wider picture of the area contests, it strikes me that these...
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