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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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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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[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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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.[…]

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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[…]

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