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.
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 !
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***********We are already getting early enquiries for our Christmas Spectacular 2019 – if you would like to be placed on our ticket waiting list, please let us know – its a long way off, but tickets are sure to be popular following our fantastic evening of our 2018 Christmas event.
As part of Tendring Brass’ development and preparation for the second section of the Regional Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, Tendring Brass Main Band will be entering the SCABBA Spring Contest in Crawley on Sunday 24th February.
On Sunday 17th March the Main Band will be performing at the Regional Competition at Stevenage in the Second Section for the first time in the Bands history.
Followers of Tendring Brass will know just how far the organisation has grown and developed over the last few years, which is due to the dedication and hard work from everyone involved with us, from our Academy, through to the Main Band.
For any readers who may be interested in playing with us, but prefer not to be part of a Contesting Band – we now have our Community Band, so if you are interested in this new Band, please make contact with us, it would be great to hear from you.
Tendring Brass Training weekend will be taking place the weekend of Friday 1st February until Sunday 3rd February at Chase Lane School.
We are pleased to announce that we will again have the experience and expertise of David Johnson, leading the weekend.
Well, 2018 has been a very busy year for Tendring Brass. We have had fantastic concerts, training events, social times and competition successes.We have been honoured to support local community events, including our Annual Remembrance concert at the Westcliff and culminating with ‘Tendring on Tour’ Christmas Spectacular.
We have been pleased to welcome new players to the Main Band as well as beginners into our Academy.
Thankyou to everyone who has supported us throughout 2018.We are now looking forward to our future development and exciting events planned for 2019.