Bandroom Appeal

We are starting a major fundraising appeal so that we can buy our own bandroom. Our current rented space is now too small to meet our growing needs. A new bandroom will give us the ability to further expand our bands, and to develop our community brass and beginner groups.[…]

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Band scoops two more trophies

Amersham Band continues to make its mark in the contest arena, this time scooping the 2nd Prize Trophy and the Best Compere prize for conductor Paul Fisher at the SCABA entertainment contest in Crawley. The band was drawn to play first in a field of 9 bands and the early[…]

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Trumpet Star Mike Lovatt joins bands for Spring Concert

Amersham Band and Amersham Community Brass held an inaugural Spring Concert on Saturday 9th May. Star of the show was Mike Lovatt, an internationally recognised trumpet player who performed with both bands, playing a range of big-band, jazz and traditional styles. Mike is Professor of Trumpet at the Royal College of Music, lead[…]

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Sun shines on joint band parade

Amersham Band and Amersham Community Brass joined forces to lead the Scout’s St Georges Day Parade in Aylesbury on Sunday 26th April. For several new band members it was their first experience of marching and it was a good chance to practice for the Whit Friday marches at the end[…]

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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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Sad news about Band President

We are sad to announce that our longstanding Band President, Robin Richards has passed away. The band feels highly privileged to have had Robin’s support over the many years that he served as President. Robin was first associated with the band when his son Alistair started playing cornet in the[…]

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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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Free Horn Workshop – 19th April

CALLING ALL HORN PLAYERS The band is running another workshop, this time for horn players, both tenor horns and french horns. This workshop will be held in Winchmore Hill on 19th April and will be run by professional teachers James Dickinson and Richard Wainwright. Players of all levels of ability[…]

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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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