Brass Roots – growing new brass players

Amersham Band is excited to announce the launch of a new “Brass Roots” group for beginner and elementary level players. Band Chairman, Fred Harrison, said ” we want to bring the opportunity of group music-making to more local people and the Brass Roots group is aimed at those who want[…]

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Carnival Parade to be led by Amersham Band

The band will have a major presence at the Amersham Carnival and Town Show on Saturday 27th June. The fairy-tale carnival parade will be headed by the band which is in great shape for marching following the recent trip to Saddleworth to compete in the Whit Friday marches. After the[…]

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Wow! – a 19 horn band

19 horn players sounded forth at our recent workshop. It was a mighty sound. A mix of french horn and tenor horn players of all ages and abilities were put through their paces at  a workshop hosted by Amersham Band. Professional players Richard Wainwright and James Dickinson led the workshop[…]

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Impressive start in Second Section

Amersham Band made an impressive impact at our very first appearance in the Section Section of the London and Southern Counties Regional Championship. Having only been promoted in January, the band secured 4th place out of 15 competing bands, As newcomers to this level of performance, the band was delighted[…]

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Beginner Group gets ready for Monster Brass Day

Amersham Band’s Beginner Group are making preparations for the forthcoming Monster Brass Day which is to be held on Sunday 8th March.  Barbara Douglas, conductor of the Beginner Group said “we agreed to provide the foundation band for the Monster Brass workshops which will be a great opportunity for our beginner[…]

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New CD gets praise from composer

In June the band spent a busy weekend recording a new CD. This is our third CD and the title “Jubilo Jubilo” perfectly captures the band’s enthusiastic and joyful playing of a wide variety of musical styles which include new compositions, jazz standards, classical and traditional brass band music. Composer[…]

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An Exciting Future For Us . . .

We are a brass band committed to high quality music making through developing and nurturing local brass players. The band provides appreciation of music together with cultural and social development for its members and entertains the local community though concerts and events. We have created an ambitious vision for the[…]

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Another Great Trip to Germany

The band has just returned from a visit to Bensheim, in Germany which is a regular trip every other year. In fact the band has been travelling to Bensheim for over 30 years to help celebrate the Winzerfest wine festival and this year the band played at the formal opening[…]

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