Inner Band Contest 2011 - Results

   

Congratulations to the winners and well done everyone who participated.



Now here are the results:

NEW BEGINNER SOLO:

MATTY BALL

 ADULT BEGINNER:

PIPPA YOUNG

 BEGINNER DUET:

ADAM LAY/JAMES WILLIS = ROSIE LAY/CAITLIN THOMSON

 SOLO (<5 years’ experience):  

TOM PENROSE

 JUNIOR PERCUSSION SOLO:

MATTHEW MYERS

 JUNIOR SOLO:

 BEN PEPLER

 JUNIOR SLOW MELODY

JENNIFER CULSHAW

 NON ‘A’ BAND SOLO:

 CALUM THOMSON

 NON ‘A’ BAND SLOW MELODY: 

CALUM THOMSON

 OPEN SOLO: 

BRIAN THOMAS

OPEN SLOW MELODY:

JOSEPH CHADWICK

SIGHT READING:

BRIAN THOMAS    HIGHEST SCORE OF THE DAY, 98 !

 NON ‘A’ BAND DUET:

LIZZIE MYERS & LEAH MASON

NON ‘A’ BAND ENSEMBLE: 

CB ENSEMBLE CONDUCTED BY ALAN SYKES

NON ‘A’ BAND HYMN TUNE QUARTET:

GAIL, LIZZIE, LESLEY, ANDREW B

OPEN DUET:

TANIA ISHAM & IAN BROWN

OPEN HYMN TUNE QUARTET:

JAYNE, BRIAN, FIONA, TANIA ISHAM=CAROLYN MADGWICK, HANNAH TALBOT, GARETH COULSON, COLIN MOSS

OPEN ENSEMBLE:  

BRIAN THOMAS, JACK TINKER, ADAM JOHNSTONE

ENTERTAINMENT:

ADULT BEGINNERS , VOCALS BY ALAN SYKES

Thanks to all who helped.

 

 

 

 

 "A" Band - The National Finals at the Royal Albert Hall

Here are some of the plans being made for the BIG DAY -11th October 2014

 

About Us

Wantage Silver Band has been making music in Wantage, Oxfordshire and beyond since 1972.

Our 'A' Band competes in the prestigious Championship Section of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain and having won the Regionals recently will be competing at the Championships in October at the Royal Albert Hall.  Our 'B' Band is in Second Section and  will be competing at the Nationals in Cheltenham in September, having been awarded 2nd place at the Regionals, whilst our Academy Brass competed for the first time in Fourth Section this year. To complete WSB we have a Concert Brass, a Youth Brass, a Trainer Band, Beginners and the Big Band.

Practice Times - During July and August all bands make their own arrangements - for details please contact Eileen on 01235 767541

 

Hire a Band

Are you holding an event, party or perhaps a wedding?  It's easy to hire one of our marvellous Brass Bands and don't forget we have a fantastic swing Big Band also available for all occasions.  For more information click here)   

  "I went to a wedding recently where the Wantage Silver Band were  playing....... I would thoroughly recommend hiring them for your next event!" Kate, Oxford                     

Want to play a Brass Instrument? We can provide an instrument and tuition. Beginners classes are held weekly.    Contact Eileen at bandmaster@wantageband.org

 Please visit our Support the Band page to see how you can help with our fundraising.

 We are very grateful for the kind support of our Sponsors 

Perhaps you would like to become a Patron or a Sponsor, if you are interested please click here for more information.

 

Forthcoming Events

Saturday, 20th September   - Sunday, 21st September  

  • National Brass Band Finals - "B" Band competes in the "2nd" Section at Cheltenham
      at Racecourse Conference centre
    ('B' Band)

Saturday, 27th September

  • Joint Concert with Abbey Brass
    7:30pm at Yolande Patterson Hall, Abingdon
    ('B' Band)

Saturday, 11th October  

  • National Finals ( Championship Section) Royal Albert Hall
      at Royal Albert Hall
    ('A' Band)

Saturday, 18th October

  • Annual Concert
    7:30pm - 10:00pm at The Beacon, Portway, Wantage

Sunday, 9th November  

  • Remembrance Day Parades

Saturday, 6th December

  • Concert Brass Supper Concert
    7:30pm - 10:00pm at East Challow Village Hall
    (Concert Brass)

Saturday, 13th December

  • 'A' Band Christmas Concert
    ('A' Band)

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