MusicFest 2017

Amersham Band’s popular annual MusicFest returns to the Elgiva on Saturday 7th October with an entertaining evening of music and song by the very best in our community. The band is in top form having secured first prize in a recent Southern Counties entertainment contest at Crawley and has been[…]

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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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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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Community Band Exchange

Amersham Community Brass recently took part in a broad ranging community concert at the Elgiva Theatre, Chesham; which featured a number of  local bands together with a visiting orchestra from France. The event had been organised by Bucks Learning Trust Music and Amersham Band was invited as we are active[…]

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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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Our 2016 Solo Competition Winners

        The band held its annual solo competition on Sunday 28 February. There were 18 entries including solos, duets, a trio and a quintet, with the competition divided into beginner, intermediate and advanced sections. Professor Gordon Campbell was the adjudicator and he generously gave every performer a[…]

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Quiz Night Fundraiser

After the Christmas festivities are over why not sweep away those New Year blues at our Quiz Night fundraiser. This promises to be a fun evening where you can test your knowledge in the company of band members and friends. The Quiz which has a general knowledge and musical theme[…]

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