Quiz Night Thursday 7th February 2019

Don’t forget that this coming Thursday there is a quiz being held at the United Services Club, Barrack Lane, Dovercourt commencing 7pm. £1.50 per person, up to 6 persons per team, Bar and Raffle.

This event has been organised by ACL (Associates of Chase Lane) with proceeds from the evening going to our Academy.

Thankyou ACL for your support.

Plans underway for 2019 Christmas Spectacular event

Following the very successful evening of the Band’s Christmas Spectacular 2018 in St Osyth, we are pleased to announce that this years event will be on Saturday 21st December in Walton on Naze.

If you would like further details or like to go onto the ticket waiting list, please contact us.

Email : enquiries@tendringbrassband.co.uk . Or telephone 0845 250 0581

This will be a ticket only event, so make sure you make contact to secure your places.

End of a great training weekend

Its been an enjoyable weekend of concentated band Training with David Johnson as we prepare our 2nd section debuts at Crawley and Stevenage.

Thankyou to everyone who made this weekend possible, it was a fun time, lots of hard work, but we have all benefitted.

Thankyou David for your help, guidance and friendship.

During the weekend our Musical Director had his birthday – so it was a great oportunity to help him celebrate. Happy Birthday Antony.

Congratulations George !

One of Tendring Brass’ younger members recently took his Trinity College Exam in the snare drum.

We are pleased to announce that George Scutcher heard in December that he had been awarded his grade 8 Snare Drum Level 3 Award in graded Examination in Music Performance.

Well done George – fantastic achievement.

Photo is of George, with his certificate at the Bands recent training weekend.

Band Awards 2018

On Monday 28th January Tendring Brass had their Annual General Meeting at the bandroom in Wix.

As part of the meeting presentations were made to various players in recognition of their contribution to the band during 2018.

Members present voted for their Bandsman of the year (the Charles Carter Cup)after counting  (and recounting !)  a draw was announced between two players – David Huddlestone and Guy Lever.

David recieved the cup on behalf of both of the winners, as unfortunatly Guy was unable to be present due to work commitments.

Votes were also cast for the Young Bandsman of the Year (the Alf Simpson Cup) and this year the award went to George Scutcher.

The Harwen Award, which is for the Player of the Year, was chosen by the band MD’s, this year the award went to Guy Lever.

The last award was the Jack Quaintance Award for the Best Band Section, this year the award was presented to thye Horn Section comprising of Becky Smith, Bev Bond, Hannah Rose and Lillybet Fontain.

Congratulations to all award winners !