Prizes and Promotion

On 18 March the band achieved an historical first by securing promotion to the First Section in the National Brass Band Championships. At the annual regional contest in Stevenage, the band played a piece entitled Rhapsody in Brass, winning second place and also the trophy for the best trombone section.[…]

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40 Year Milestone

On 10 March the band celebrated a milestone event – 40 years since the band was reformed after the Second World War. To mark the event, a special cake was baked and iced, then consumed by band members. Band member Rod Stevens, who joined the reformed band in 1977, cut[…]

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Brass Band Christmas

It’s not a proper Christmas without the sound of traditional brass band carols. Come to our Christmas Concert on 11 December for an afternoon of festive music, featuring all three of our bands. We also have a busy season at many local events, bringing Christmas cheer to our community. We[…]

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Our Bandroom Plans

Our plans to build a new bandroom are progressing well and we expect to submit a formal planning application early in the New Year. To help us finalise the plans we would welcome feedback on any aspects. You can provide comments on-line by filling in the form below, or come[…]

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When does £10 = £20 ?

When does £10 become £20? – When you make a donation to our bandroom appeal, the government will match donations of up to £10 until the matching fund runs out. This is made possible via the LocalGiving Grow your Tenner Scheme. The band has a vision to expand our bands,[…]

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Euphonium Star David Childs wows Audience

The 200 strong audience at the Elgiva Theatre had a real treat at Amersham Band’s annual MusicFest concert which featured an international star soloist, David Childs, on Euphonium. The concert, now in its sixth year, was established to showcase local community music groups and has traditionally included a well known[…]

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Band puts aside Brexit during visit to Bensheim

The band has just returned from a fabulous visit to Amersham’s twin town in Germany, Bensheim. Over 30 band members and friends represented Amersham at the annual Bergstrasse Winzerfest Wine Festival, with the band playing at a wide range of events. The highlight was a joint concert with the local[…]

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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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