If you are being grumpy then I am going to join you. I think it is downright disrespectful both to the Conductor and the rest of the band to text during a rehearsal. If I had my way mobiles would be kept switched off altogether. What did we do before mobile phones. ? Our band did used to...
Thanks for putting the details on John. I made a mistake about the Male Voice Choir at the Crematorium. :oops: Call it a senior moment. ;) It is in fact going to be a recording of a Male Voice Choir singing 2 of Olive and John's favourite songs.
I started playing at the age of 50+, couldn't even read music but sat in with the beginners. I felt fine with that. Then I progressed to the " juniour band" and very quickly found myself sitting in Senior Band which at first was a bit scary but I coped and haven't looked back. You are never too...
Thankyou Deano for your comprehensive list of competing bands and the results. :-D :-D
Having the reults and points awarded makes life so much easier then having to chase bands for their results to find out where everybody came. :D
results for this contest so far.
Joint 1st. The Adjucicator felt that they both deserved first prize.
1st Corus ( Port Talbot)
2nd Cwmtawe District Youth
I have already emailed our Secretary suggesting that next time we need a Band photo we don't wait until the Swansea Contest but contact you. !!!
Unfortunately we have just had a Band photo taken in Ammanford.
Having said that , it is already out of date because of personell...
Newport Borough Brass Band are sad to have to announce the death of Gil Tobbit , a good player and friend. Gil played Baritone for us and played in Pontin's only a few weeks ago.
He played for RAF St. Athan for a good many years before he came to Newport.
He was a lovely man and will be...