Brass Band Christmas

It’s not a proper Christmas without the sound of traditional brass band carols. Come to our Christmas Concert on 11 December for an afternoon of festive music, featuring all three of our bands. We also have a busy season at many local events, bringing Christmas cheer to our community. We[…]

Our Bandroom Plans

Our plans to build a new bandroom are progressing well and we expect to submit a formal planning application early in the New Year. To help us finalise the plans we would welcome feedback on any aspects. You can provide comments on-line by filling in the form below, or come[…]

Remembrance Day

The band will be helping to commemorate Remembrance Sunday again this year, with a full band at the Memorial Gardens ceremony and then at the St Mary’s Church service on Sunday 13 November. We are also providing a bugle player to sound the last post at Winchmore Hill and at[…]

When does £10 = £20 ?

When does £10 become £20? – When you make a donation to our bandroom appeal, the government will match donations of up to £10. This is made possible via the LocalGiving Grow your Tenner Scheme. The band has a vision to expand our bands, start a youth band and launch[…]

Euphonium Star David Childs wows Audience

The 200 strong audience at the Elgiva Theatre had a real treat at Amersham Band’s annual MusicFest concert which featured an international star soloist, David Childs, on Euphonium. The concert, now in its sixth year, was established to showcase local community music groups and has traditionally included a well known[…]

MusicFest and MasterClass

The band is hosting two great events in one day, Saturday 15th October, both of which feature world-renowned euphonium player, David Childs. The band’s annual Community MusicFest concert will be held at the Elgiva Theatre in Chesham and will showcase David as guest soloist and also features the Beacon Voices[…]

Band puts aside Brexit during visit to Bensheim

The band has just returned from a fabulous visit to Amersham’s twin town in Germany, Bensheim. Over 30 band members and friends represented Amersham at the annual Bergstrasse Winzerfest Wine Festival, with the band playing at a wide range of events. The highlight was a joint concert with the local[…]

Brass Roots Taster

You can “try-before-you-buy” at our Brass Roots taster session. Launched this time last year, our Brass Roots group lessons for beginners have proved highly popular. We will be holding a free taster session for anyone who has  recently taken up a brass instrument or would like to return to playing.[…]

Woodside School pilot inspires new brass players

During the Summer term, we ran a pilot scheme aimed at introducing children to the fun of playing a brass instrument. Two sets of group lessons were run as an after-school activity at Woodside Junior School, each lasting five weeks. Ten children participated in each set of lessons. The band[…]

—— TEQUILA !!! ——

Band members from all of our three bands came together to lead the annual Amersham Carnival Parade. This year the carnival theme was “Rio” and to set the mood, the band played “Tequila” whilst marching through the town. Band member Kim Speller created a special arrangement of the piece and[…]