The Road to Montreux

The youth band has been working hard on its programme for the upcoming European Youth Brass Bands Championship, which is now only 77 days away! As well as our regular rehearsals, most weekends have included additional practise time, ensuring we bring “Sanctuary” up to contest standard at the same time as our Nationals programme and concert repertoire. Foden’s Band In January, members of Foden’s Band led sectional workshops. It’s great to have such a high profile band as neighbours and we’re grateful to the players for their time.   The Band of the King’s Division Today we welcomed Major Stuart Halliday and players from The Band of the King’s Division more »

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Photos for sale

As part of the band’s fundraising efforts for Switzerland, a large number of photos from recent concerts are available for sale. Photos are priced at £1 for a high resolution digital download and the band will get 66p from each photo purchased. 3 July 2018 All 3 bands Remembering Nell / Awards Concert – https://goo.gl/amc6BA 7 July 2018 Junior Band Whiston Contest – https://goo.gl/9xyu9n 8 July 2018 All 3 bands Congleton Park – https://goo.gl/1qsYKc 8 July 2018 All 3 bands Macclesfield Lions – https://goo.gl/2Hww9e

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Half Term Concert

Parents and friends enjoyed a concert this evening featuring all three bands. Starting with our beginner Band, the audience was treated to a selection of pieces that the band isworking on ahead of the upcoming Nestle Festival of Music. The junior band then featured the band minus their conductor, Tom, showing just how well the band can play before continuing to play a varied set. Finally, the youth band brought a preview of their upcoming CD “Carnival” featuring a couple of “mature” additions to the percussion selection. Well done to all our bands. You are sounding in fine form and are sure to do really well at your upcoming competitions.

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