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    Sandhurst Band - Vacancies

    Sandhurst Silver (Champ section) are currently recruiting for the following positions under the baton of New MD's Andrew Porter and Ian Peaple: -Principal Cornet -Principal Euphonium -Horn -Bass Trombone -Percussion Rehearsals are on a Tuesday evening (8-10pm) in the band's own facility in...
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    Sandhurst deps needed for Wychavon

    Sandhurst Silver are due to play in the top section for Wychavon and we are short a couple of players. We have a great entertainment programme under the baton of Andrew Porter. We are currently requiring: Principal Euph Solo Horn If interested, please contact me on jonathandcox@hotmail.com
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    Sandhurst Band - Vacancies

    Sandhurst Silver are currently recruiting for the following positions under the baton of New MD's Andrew Porter and Ian Peaple: -Principal cornet -Principal Euphonium -Horn -BBb bass -Percussion Rehearsals are on a Tuesday evening (8-10pm) in the band's own facility in central Sandhurst...
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    Sandhurst Band - Vacancies

    Following the band's best ever result at this year's Area Contest, Sandhurst Silver Band (L&SC Champ Section) are seeking: -principal cornet -principal trombone -BBb Bass - percussion Ready for the 2015/2016 contest season. SSB rehearse in own bandroom on a Tuesday evening. If interested...
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    Lower section national final tickets wanted

    It was £20 a ticket. Cant believe eve they charge band players to get in its scandalous! Talk about making the most of it!
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    2014 National Finals test piece rumour.....

    The Test Pieces for the 2014 National ChampionshipsCHAMPIONSHIP SECTIONThe Legend of King Arthur for Brass Band (Peter Meechan)Published by Peter Meechan Music. Link: www.petermeechanmusic.co.uk SECTION ONE The King’s Lie (Stan Nieuwenhuis) Published by Band Press VOF. Link...
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    2014 National Finals test piece rumour.....

    drum roll...............
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    2014 National Finals test piece rumour.....

    Not long to go now!!!
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    Sandhurst Band - Vacancies

    After the acquisition of a trombone, Sandhurst Silver are still on the look out for: -Soprano Cornet -Cornet (principal for the right player) -Percussion upcoming outings include, CD recording, Whit Friday, and the 1st Section National finals before returning to the Championship Section in...
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    2014 National Finals test piece rumour.....

    Haha, surely can't get any harder than Magnus! I really think that for the lower sections they should pick a piece from the section above.....half the bands qualified have been promoted anyway, so would make a good introduction to the section they will be in next year! it should also be a...
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    2014 National Finals test piece rumour.....

    Its only a week and a half to wait, so don't worry!!!
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    Sandhurst Band - Vacancies

    Following Sandhurst Silver's 2nd placing at the L&SC 2014 Areas, Sandhurst Silver are looking for the following players for a summer of CD recordings and National 1st Section Finals: Soprano Cornet (principal for the right player) 2nd/Bass Trombone Percussion In January 2015, the band will be...
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    L&SC Areas 2014

    anyone have a list of the adjudicators for the contest, trying to find the 1st section specifically
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    L&SC Area 2014 showcase - Sunday 9th March

    Ahh sorry about that, 2.30pm start
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    L&SC Area 2014 showcase - Sunday 9th March

    Sandhurst Silver Band are hosting 4 other bands from the Championship, 2nd, 3rd and 4th sections to showcase and critic the chosen test pieces for an ideal dry-run for the bands involved. Under contest conditions at St Paul’s Church in Camberley, each band will play their appropriate test...
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    4BR article on recording performances at contests

    According to my conversation with the PRS, the fact that the venue is PRS licensed actually makes it fine to record!!
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    4BR article on recording performances at contests

    This begs the question..............why the hell would anyone put a bad performance online. It shows their band is poor and unable to play the music, but also hurts our ears!
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    4BR article on recording performances at contests

    What ever the adjudicator does from a result perspective, their decision will always be cast in doubt by all bands apart form the winner, so recordings being listened to post event and the 'we should have won' is a pointless statement - at the end of the day each adjudicator has their own...
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    4BR article on recording performances at contests

    Hi Philip I did actually go through the conversation twice with two different departments from within the PRS for double clarification. The generic department and then the department that spoke to 4Br. They both gave me the same answer and this is what I have written. I can see both angles...
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    4BR article on recording performances at contests

    I decided to speak to the PRS and the Piracy Unit to get some transparency. After chewing the cud with them for 30 minutes these recordings are fine; they are completely allowed, because a 'cover' of the original is being created, therefore there is nothing wrong with it. Not only that...
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