Southern Counties Champions

The band scooped the first prize in the Southern Counties Entertainment Contest B Section, making this the third outright win in just four years. A standout performance from the band earned full marks for both entertainment value and presentation. Adjudicator Helen Williams commented on the excellent choice of music and[…]

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Vintage Foden Lorry

What has a Fodens Lorry got to do with Amersham Band? The legendary Fodens Motor Works Band, now known as Fodens Band, is headlining our next major concert at the Barbirolli Hall in Chorleywood. This is a not-to-be missed event as the concert also features trumpet virtuoso Mike Lovatt in our[…]

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Can you help?

We have applied for planning permission to build a new bandroom in Amersham. Please help us to persuade the planners to approve our proposal. We will only succeed if local people express their support. Continue reading to find out how to help; a simple email to the planners is all that[…]

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Countess Howe becomes band President

The band is delighted to announce that Countess Howe has been appointed as our new President. Countess Howe lives locally and has a music and teaching background.  She holds a range of community governance positions including President of the Epilepsy Society, County President of St John Ambulance, Chair of Trustees[…]

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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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