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[…]

Continue reading …

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[…]

Continue reading …

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[…]

Continue reading …

JazzFest 2015

After the Christmas festivities, why not start the New Year with some top-notch Jazz in the company of band-members, friends and family. All are welcome to join us in an evening filled with music, laughter and dancing with The Keep Clear Jazz Band and special guest Gordon Campbell. JazzFest 2015 is[…]

Continue reading …

Amersham Band Awards

It has become a tradition to present the annual band awards at our Christmas Concert. The awards are made on the recommendation of the Musical Directors and three well-deserving band members received the trophies. Amersham Community Brass Most improved player – Garry Petty Junior Bandsman – Ben Collins Amersham Band[…]

Continue reading …

Solo Competition Winners

              The band held its first all-section solo competition on Sunday 30 November. There were 17 entries of solos and duets with the competition divided into beginner, intermediate and advanced sections. Adjudicator Lewis Rowlands was highly impressed with the standard of playing and had[…]

Continue reading …

Join in at our festive Christmas Concert

Our Christmas Concert features all three bands playing seasonal music and has plenty of opportunity for the audience to sing traditional carols. Come along to join in with the festive spirit. After the concert there will be refreshments and a chance to meet with the band members, musical directors and friends.[…]

Continue reading …

Band launches Music of the Great War

On Tuesday 11 November the band had the privilege of playing at Marlborough House at an inaugural event to launch the Music of The Great War initiative. The aim of this is to encourage bands around the world to play a WW1 medley on 11 November 2015. We performed a[…]

Continue reading …