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Wessex Youth Band Rehearsal

(September 08, 2013)

Wessex Youth Brass Band

The arrangements are complete for the second rehearsal of the new Wessex Youth Brass Band. Many thanks to everyone that has applied.

The day runs from 10.00 to 13.00 on Sunday 8/9/2013. Please arrive by 9.30 so that we can get off to a prompt start at 10.00.

The address for the school is Burgate School, Burgate Fields, Salisbury Road, Fordingbridge. SP6 1EZ. Please meet in the main hall.

Things to bring:

Instrument, music stand, mutes, pencil, pegs, packed lunch and snacks if required, water bottle for top ups- a hot day is forecast!

There will be tea and coffee available during the day at no cost and the school kitchen is preparing some cakes at 50 pence!!

Seating Plan

A preliminary plan has been worked out according to gradings and places played in your own bands. These will be subject to change during the first morning as we fully assess who needs to sit where.

It is possible that the band may be split in order to accommodate those that are not experienced enough to cope with the main band music. This will be done during the morning.

Music to be played - from:

> Little Suite for Brass M Arnold

> 19 Pendine Martin

> 70 Shepherds Song arr Richards

> 114 Contrasts in Brass Johnson

> 147 Three Impressions for Brass Butterworth

> 173 Patterns Gregson

> 257 Procession of the Nobles Rimsky-Korsakov

> 374 Glasnost Stratford

> 481 Thameside Overture Sparke

> 520 Crimond arr Graham

> 592 Meet the Flintstones Hanna

> 743 Pirates of the Caribbean Badelt

> 802 Suite for Brass Rutter

> 840 Chicken Run Powell

 

> Training Band Pieces

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> 656 Strand Wind Series

> 658 Hinrichsen First Band Book

The timings for the day are as follows:

10.00 to 11.30 Full Band

11.50 to 1.00 Full Band

Parents may come in for the last session if they wish. Parents spending the day in the area might enjoy Breamore house which is close by.

If you have other members of your band that would like to join us for the day, please let me know by Sunday 1st September 2013 . We will need an application form completed by them and emailed to me at steve@bournemouthinvestments.com. The emergency contact number for the day is 07976 370797.

Looking forward to seeing you all

Steve Chislett

Chairman WBBA

Day 3 To be announced

Concert Premiere During the results of this years' Wessex BBA Winter Festival on Saturday 30th November 2013 at the Life Centre, 711 Wimborne road, Winton, Bournemouth BH9 2AU

Uniform - Black trousers/Skirt and Shoes. Brightly coloured plain Shirt/Blouse

 

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