A Winning Weekend

It has been a busy but rewarding weekend for the band. On Friday we traveled up to Saddleworth to take part in the annual Whit Friday marches. The band played at six villages, starting at Debshaw, then Delph and Diggle. Although the evening started off dry, by the time we had[…]

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Band wins District Community Award

The band is delighted to have been awarded the Chiltern District Council Community Group Award. This recognises the contribution that the band has made to the community, entertaining local residents. The Award was presented by District Councillor Graham Harris, who acknowledged the 170 year heritage of the band and praised[…]

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Our 2016 Solo Competition Winners

        The band held its annual solo competition on Sunday 28 February. There were 18 entries including solos, duets, a trio and a quintet, with the competition divided into beginner, intermediate and advanced sections. Professor Gordon Campbell was the adjudicator and he generously gave every performer a[…]

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Quiz Night Fundraiser

After the Christmas festivities are over why not sweep away those New Year blues at our Quiz Night fundraiser. This promises to be a fun evening where you can test your knowledge in the company of band members and friends. The Quiz which has a general knowledge and musical theme[…]

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Merry Christmas – A festive end to a brilliant year

Merry Christmas to all our Supporters. Our Christmas Concert on 13 December played to a packed audience and was a highlight of the band’s year. The concert featured Amersham Band, Community Brass and Brass Roots, in their debut performance. As is the tradition, the band awards were presented. Congratulations to[…]

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Rothschild Foundation supports Bandroom Appeal

We are delighted to have received a grant from the Rothschild Foundation to help us to establish our Brass Academy. The £5,000 grant will add to the appeal fund which has already grown to over £40,000. Band Chairman, Fred Harrison said “It is brilliant to have the support of the[…]

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Our ‘Family’ Christmas Concert – 13 December

Don’t miss our Christmas Concert which features Amersham Band, Amersham Community Brass and our brand new Brass Roots group who will be giving their first public performance. The concert has a great family feel with all of our bands joining in and we invite all our friends and supporters to[…]

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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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Our 100k Sponsored Relay Run

On 24 October a team of Amersham Band members will be running in relay around Amersham to cover a total distance of 100km. The sponsored run is to raise money for our bandroom appeal. The band plans to create a Brass Academy for individual and group tuition together with the[…]

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