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Vacancies

Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass will be promoted to the 1st Section within the Yorkshire Area in 2018. We have immediate vacancies for both a Soprano Cornet Player and a Bass Trombone Player. We are a very friendly Band who take part … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Regional Championships 2015

Over the weekend of the 7-8 March 2015 more than sixty bands competed in the Yorkshire Regional Brass Band Championships at St. George’s Hall, Bradford. Skelmanthorpe’s two contesting bands battled it out alongside some of the finest bands in Britain … Continue reading

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Brass at the Guild Hall 2015

On Sunday 1st of February, Skelmanthorpe Band crossed the Pennines to take part in the 11th Brass at the Guild Contest in Preston, supported by Lancashire Contests and the Guild Hall itself. The contest kicked off at 10am with the … Continue reading

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New Players

Skelmanthorpe Band are delighted to announce a number of new signings. Louise Belton and Lindsey Abell boost the cornet section joining from Yorkshire Imps and South Milford Band. Becky Albernethy joins from Carlton Main Frickley Band on Flugel and James … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Festival 2014

Businesses and groups in and around Skelmanthorpe were invited to take part in the village’s fourth Annual Christmas Tree Festival. The exhibition of trees was hosted by Skelmanthorpe Methodist Church and was the Brass Band Community’s second year to participate. … Continue reading

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Contest Success

Skelmanthorpe Band gained a creditable 3rd place at the Leicestershire Brass Band Contest in November 2014. The band played Dances and Alleluias by Phillip Sparke under the direction of MD, Martin Hall. The Band’s Solo Euphonium, Adam Turner won the … Continue reading

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Sheffield Band Club

On Sunday 16 November 2014, Unite the Union (City of Sheffield) Band hosted its annual band club prize-giving concert. Fifteen bands took part in the series of concerts throughout the year, which saw a number of highly entertaining programmes and … Continue reading

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Slow Melody and Ensemble Contest 2014

Another great day of music making took place at the Skelmanthorpe Slow Melody and Ensemble competition, where it turned out to be a very successful day for young trombonist, Hannah Stell. Our 15-year old principal trombone with Skelmanthorpe Band came … Continue reading

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2014 NWABBA Rochdale Contest

On Sunday 26th October 2014, both The Skelmanthorpe Band and Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass took to the Stage at the 2014 Rochdale Contest. After both Bands put on fantastic performances of their Test-Pieces, The Skelmanthorpe Band took a well-deserved 2nd Place … Continue reading

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Bolsover Festival of Brass 2014

Bolsover’s Festival of Brass was held at Heritage High School in Clowne on Sunday the 5th October 2014. A total of forty bands took part in the six-section contest. Eight bands including The Skelmanthorpe Band competed under the critical ear … Continue reading

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