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...
Does anyone know who is going to Ammanford on Saturday.:?:
We ( Newport Borough - 3rd section) are going, so is Cross Keys -2nd section and Tongwynlais - Championship section.
I believe Pontypool are going too.
Other than these I haven't a clue. :!: it would be nice to know. :)
After a staggering 29 years of dedicated service, John Horton has recently retired as Band Secretary.
This is never an easy job, and John has always strongly supported the band members through the good and the not-so-good times.
There are many past and present members who have every reason...
so far this is what I know
1st - LLwydcoed
2nd - Glyneath
3rd - Upper Rhondda
4th - LLanelli
Solo prize - Glyneath
Champion Band - LLywdcoed
runner up - Glyneath
not a bad turn out at all in this section in the end. :) :tup
1st - Radyr &...
SEWBBA contest at Treorchy 13th November.
What's going on here ? I gather that entries are very low. In fact entries from the lower sections in all the South Wales contests have been poor this year. Why?
Is it lack of players, conductors, enthusiasm or what?
Come on you Bands get contesting...
Has anyone got the full results for the WWBBA contest in Ammanford today, ? please.
So far this is what I know.
1st - Cmwtawe Youth 184 pts
2nd - Goodwick Brass 183 pts
3rd - Glynneath Silver 182 pts
1 st - Aberystwyth Youth 180 pts
2nd - Newport Borough...
here I go again. :D :? :dunno
thanks to everyone who answered my last question about gig bags versus hard cases. it was all very helpful stuff. I am still a bit undecided.!
Has anyone out there got a "KINSMAN" trumpet case?. I have seen the pretty pictures of them but not actually seen one...
I am looking for a gig bag or tradional style molded case for my Yamaha trumpet. The case I bought it with is not the original and is older than the trumpet. It's the old brown one with brown fur fabric lining. It's getting tatty and it's time it was replaced. Unfortunatley I can't...
Is there anyone out there who can tell me if the above contest is
A) Own choice test peice
B) Set test peice.
I have asked several people and and they can't agree.
a back row cornet.
Does anyone know the results of yesterdays contest. ?
I know the results of 2nd Section but not the 1st.
2nd section were
1st Ebbw Vale Junior
2nd Usk Youth
3rd Caerleon School
4th Lydbrook Training.
Solo prize went to Ebbw Vale Junior.
Unfortunately John Berryman didn't...