BRASS players of all ages and abilities have gathered in Dumfries and Galloway for a packed day of music making.
More than 50 players met at Castle Douglas High School on Sunday, October 4, under the baton of Richard Evans, Musical Director Emeritus of the National Youth Brass Band of Scotland (NYBBS).The day also included a special 'breakaway' group of younger delegates, led by Stuart Black.
It was a pleasure for the Band to take part in the Commemorative Service for Air Chief Marshal Lord Dowding and for the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain last Sunday in Moffat.
The Band are proud to be taking part in the service to commemorate Air Chief Marshall Hugh Dowding and the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain on September 6th in Moffat. The event begins at 1.45 in the Park. See the link on DGWGO for more information about what will be happening - http://www.dgwgo.com/dumfries-galloway-news/moffat-to-remember-lord-dowding-75th-battle-of-britain-anniversary/
After a successful week of events for Dumfries Guid Nychburris 2015 celebrations, an album with a lot of photos has been posted on our Facebook page, which you can see at the following link - http://on.fb.me/1G0VU31 - or by clicking on "Read More"
Dumfries Town Band have successfully registered for the Dumfries & Galloway Standard WISH campaign. We are now guaranteed to get a share of a £10,000 cash fund!
The more tokens that we collect, the bigger the share of the find that we will receive. If you would like to help the Band then all you need to do is cut out the tokens that will be printed in the Dumfries and Galloway Standard each week, starting tomorrow 22nd October until Friday 12th December.
Then, either hand your tokens to any Band Member or pop them in the post addressed to;
9 Minden Drive
Dumfries Town Band are proud to announce that they are now in association with The Holywood Trust.
The Trust have kindly awarded the Band with a £20,000 grant. This is to enable the band to provide instruments for use in the ever expanding Training Band.
6 Geneva Cornets are about to be purchased at the time of writing this announcement with more to follow.
If anyone would like to learn a brass or percussion instrument, the Training Band rehearses between 6.15pm and 7.30pm on Wednesday evenings in the Band Hall.
For further information about the Training Band please contact the Musical Director, Gordon Brotherston on 07856 061914 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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