Popular Horn player passes away

It is with sadness that we report that John Allison, 2nd horn player with Amersham Community Brass, passed away peacefully at home after losing his battle with Myeloma. John joined the training band several years ago and he was an active, loyal and popular member of the band. More recently when[…]

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Anisha wins soloist prize at contest debut

On Sunday 25 October, Amersham Community Brass took to the stage for its very first contest – with trombone player Anisha Khilji walking away with the best soloist trophy. The band had been invited to take part in the Addlestone Challenging Brass event which is a friendly competition between four[…]

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Don’t Miss the Community MusicFest

Our popular annual MusicFest returns with an entertaining evening of music and song by the very best in our community. The band is in top form following promotion to the National Championship Second Section and has been working on an exciting new repertoire. We are also delighted to announce the[…]

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Hear our historic band at Heritage Day

With it’s 170 year history, Amersham Band will provide the ideal entertainment for Amersham’s Heritage Day on Sunday 13 September. Band historian, Caroline Perkins has carried out extensive research in conjunction with the Amersham Museum, which has uncovered the first mention of the band in 1845. There’s a fascinating history of the[…]

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Amersham Band is now a registered charity

We are pleased to report that the Charity Commission has accepted our application and that Amersham Band is now a registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Our Charity Registration Number is 1162520. The key objective for the new Amersham Band CIO is to improve, develop and advance the public education in, and[…]

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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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