Email from BBE this am:
Dear Brass Banders,
The University of Sheffield are researching the difference brass banding makes to a person.
Once all stages of the research are complete, we hope to be able to share with bands data that will strengthen funding bids and help others understand the...
The scaba Autumn Contest will take place on Sunday 13th September at The Hawth Theatre in Crawley
Our adjudicators for the day will be John Berryman and Nicholas Garman
This is an own-choice Test Piece contest
Entry is limited to 30 bands
The closing date for entries is 9th August...
scaba’s annual Entertainment contest will take place at The Hawth in Crawley on Sunday 17th May.
Our adjudicator for the day is John Maines.
Section B starts at 9:25am:
Mole Valley Silver
St Sebastian Wokingham...
scaba held their annual solo competition at St Paul's College in Burgess Hill yesterday.
Adjudicator John Winterflood enjoyed his first scaba contest and praised the high standard of music on show.
Congratulations to all the prize winners, and special thanks to the accompanists who did such a...
scaba's annual Autumn Contest will be held at The Hawth in Crawley this Sunday 28th September.
Paul Norley – 3rd, Youth and 1st Sections
Mike Kilroy – 2nd and Championship Sections
Aveley & Newham
Brass Band Gent...
scaba is proud to announce the formation of the new Southern Counties Youth Band.
Enrolling now for the 2014/2015 school year - all players of brass band instruments and percussion aged 12 - 18 are welcome to apply.
Southern Counties Youth Band members will have the opportunity to take part...
scaba's annual Entertainment contest will take place at The Hawth in Crawley tomorrow, Sunday 18th May
B Section (Youth, 3rd, 2nd section bands) ~ starts 10am
1. St Sebastian (Lee Woodward) withdrawn
2. Chinnor Silver ( David Pegram)
3. Cobham (Glenn Hayter)
scaba's annual Spring Contest was held today at the Hawth Theatre in Crawley.
Adjudicator Paul Cosh.
1. Shanklin Town Youth, Malcolm Lewis
2. Patcham Silver Youth, Sandra Davies
Hymn Tune: Shanklin
Best Instrumentalist: Alex Warner, Cornet...
scaba's first event of the year; the Solo, Quartet and Ensemble contest, was held yesterday in Burgess Hill.
Solo results - adjudicator Nick Garman:
Junior Slow Melody 14 and under) (5 entries)
1. Jason Hardy, Patcham Silver
2. Madisyn Cave, Tilbury
3. Braedyn Cave, Tilbury
scaba's annual Autumn Contest returns to the Hawth in Crawley tomorrow.
The contest starts at 10am
Brighton & Hove City Brass - Matthew Hackett
Charles Church Camberley - Robert Cherry
Vectis Brass - Mary Teague
Shanklin Town Youth Brass - Malcolm Lewis...
scaba's annual Entertainment contest returns to The Hawth in Crawley this Sunday, 19th May.
18 bands will each play a 24 minute concert programme; the first band will be on stage at 9.55am.
Tickets available on the day: £7.50 Adult, £4 concession, children under 10 free.
full results from the scaba Spring contest held at The Hawth, Crawley today:
Adjudicator Michael Fowles
Third section1. Brighton & Hove City Brass (Matthew Hackett)
2. Sussex Brass (Hastings) (Steve Hollamby)
3. Pangbourne (Stewart Lewins)
4. Patcham Silver (James Banks-Coker)
Has anyone bought a new Sovereign in the last couple of years?
Trying to find out if the basic design has changed at all, and what's the build quality like these days? (am I right in thinking they're made at the Courtois factory now?)
I'm specifically looking at the Baritone, but any...
does anyone know how to get the brass band instrumentation on Finale Print music? I've had a search on the Finale forums and apparently a BB template was available at one point but its not included in the latest version.
I've got the trial version at the mo, get on with it much better than...
Following a conversation with fellow band geeks over the weekend, I'm curious to know why bands choose to enter particular contests?
Why does your band choose one over another eg. miss a local contest then travel to another 150+ miles away just a few weeks later? Answers on a postcard please.....
I've just received our schedule for the scaba Spring Contest. As with Folkestone last October, the contest is limited to 30 bands only, on a first come, first served basis with scaba member bands given preference over non-member bands in the first 14 days. If your band's interested, make sure...