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  1. Lauradoll

    Sykes Returns Home

    The Reg Vardy Band are delighted to announce the return of star bass trombone player Gareth Sykes. Gareth, who left in 2007 after 6 very successful years, said "I am excited to be back in the band after an absence of three years. I have spent the last twelve months broadening my musical...
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    Wii Fit Plus

    Does any Wii Fitters know if when you are doing "jogging" on the one when you can watch TV, can you in fact leave the house? I did a 20 min jog this morning in the lounge and kitchen but could I go round the block or would it break the communitcation with the Wii? Thanks in advance!!
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    iPod help!! Aargh!

    Hi, I'm hoping some non technophobe can help me here. I've just got a new iPod (whoop!) but how do I "manually add" music on to it? I don't want to "sync" it because I'm still going to use my old one too but I've run out of memory on it, hence the new (80g) one. Please help!!
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    Cambridge International Masters

    Less than 2 weeks to the contest- let's hope that it's not a wash out again this year! Who's going/ staying where?
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    Are We Geeks?

    I was visiting my friend in London last week and was in the local hostelry with her and some friends. She mentioned that I played in a band and the initial reaction wa "Ooh cool, a rock band?". I explained it was a brass band and then was flooded with a barrage of quesions. I was the only bander...
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    Brass Summer School

    Belmont School Community Arts College, Durham, are once again offering a totally brass summer school for young brass and percussion players up to the age of 18. This year, Bruce Fraser will once again be working with the advanced group, Tina Mortimer will be putting the intermediate band...
  7. Lauradoll

    April Fool 4br?

    Ha have you seen the Nationals draw item on 4br! Reeks of April Fool if you ask me......funny though!! Well done lads!
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    Sold/Expired Ebay Items!

    I have some items for sale on Ebay- 3 baritone mouthpieces and a straight mute. Surplus items so they've got to go. I don't know how to attach the links to the page but hoping some super clever person will be able to do it for me........ (hint hint!) I have 2 6BS mouthpieces, a Denis Wick...
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    Sibelius Help!!!

    How on earth do you delete pages of empty bars on Sib 4? One of my students has a few extra bars on his composition and none of us (kids, myself or technician) can find a way to do it! I've read the manual AND possibly clicked on everything possible. HELP!!!
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    FREE!! Yes FREE Brass Band Summer School

    BRASS BAND SUMMER SCHOOL Belmont School Community Arts College, Durham, are holding their first ever Brass Band Summer School at the Belmont School campus from Wednesday 29th until Friday 31st 2007. All brass players under the age of 18 are invited to attend. The course will run from...
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    Which phone??

    HELP!!! I've just had my phone upgraded (yaas) but as I am a lovely loyal customer to Virgin mobile, I've also been given a free "extra" phone. So I now have a Sony Ericsson w850i and a Samsung E900. Bonus. Which one do I use and which one do I *flog* *sell* *put on ebay* *give to...
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    In Memorium RK

    Having had a wee tootle through this the other night at band, it did leave me wondering.... Who is RK? I did a search on google but after reading through pages of information about concerts, the Masters and the like, I am still none the wiser. Can someone please put me out of my misery?!
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    Favourite Band Event

    To try to get away from all the negitivity in some of the other threads I thought we should concentrate on why we do it? Why spend the hours and weeks rehearsing? What is it we are trying to attract people to? What is your favourite band event? Is it an annual concert you do? A contest you...
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    Green Carol Books

    Has anyone got a set of green Salvation Army carol books I could either borrow (for December) or buy? I'm taking my school band busking and I need a set fast. If anyone has random ones lying around then I can promise them a good home :-) I need about 8 cornet books, 4 tenor horns, 5 euph/...
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    BEBO Help!!

    How do I get my Pontins pics from my camera to Bebo? I've downloaded them onto my computer but when I try to load them onto Bebo it says it needs to be a jpg file but as far as I am aware it is? I'm really confused and I don't want to spend ages looking at instruction books. I also thing my...
  16. Lauradoll

    Sold/Expired Wanted- Besson Sovereign Euphonium

    I have a student at my school who wants one. If you know anyone selling one could you please pm me or e mail me with details- age, condition of instrument etc. and how much it is please- my e mail is l.boyle100@durhamlea.org.uk or lauraevertoneius@hotmail.com Thanks in anticipation...
  17. Lauradoll

    Brass In Concert - Gateshead

    Who's going? I'll see you in the bar!! (as usual)
  18. Lauradoll

    Congratulations Mike and Nikki!

    I'd just like to say congratulations to Mike and Nikki Jones (Wire Brass- ex Point of Ayr,BT, YBS etc....) on their new arrival, Owen Stephen Jones. Also to nickjbeaumarisband- a proud uncle I'm sure. Best wishes to you all and your new bundle of joy- he's gorge!
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    Pontins Test Pieces

    Ello! Can anyone tell me what the test pieces are for Pontins this year? I seem to have missed this information somewhere.
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    Unison Strike Action

    Is anyone else getting a day off work next Tuesday because of this strike? Chuffed to bits today!!We're not allowed to come into school for health and safety reasons because the office staff, school manager, caretakers, cleaners and dinner ladies are on strike, as well as the county bus...
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