Concert & Training Bands
Concert Band
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The   Concert   Band   comprises   some   40   musicians   with   a   line-up   of   instruments   allowing   the   group   to   perform   a   full   range   of musical   genres.      These   include   marches,   classical   transcriptions,   music   from   films   and   shows   as   well   as   good   symphonic   band music.      Programmes   often   feature   individuals,   guests   or   sections   of   the   Band   in   solo   numbers,   and   all   of   it   is   tuneful   to   listen   to and enjoyable to perform. We   ask   that   Concert   Band   musicians   are   at   Grade   5   standard   which   allows   challenging   and   exciting   works   to   be   performed.     Recent concerts have included the following pieces: SYMPHONIC / ORIGINAL WORKS English Folk Song Suite, Vaughan-Williams Suite in Eb / Suite in F, Holst Hymn of the Highlands, Philip Sparke Sunrise - Horn Solo, Paul Hart Catskills and New York, Nigel Hess Scenes from an English Landscape, Adam Gorb Ghosts, Stephen McNeff Bridges Over the River Cam, Derek Bourgeois Concert Prelude, Philip Sparke MARCHES The Standard of St George, Kenneth Alford Sousa March Medley The Great Little Army, Sousa Blaze Away,  Abe Holtzmann Slaidburn, William Rimmer FILM / TV / SHOWS West Side Story, Leonard Bernstein Pirates of the Caribbean,  Klaus Badelt Mancini Medley, Henry Mancini Fiddler on the Roof The Lion King Selection Those Magnificent Men CLASSICAL TRANSCRIPTIONS Light Cavalry Overture, von Suppe Triumphal March from Aida, Verdi Symphony No 5, Beethoven Jazz Suite, Shostakovich OTHER Music, John Miles Instant Concert, arr Harold Walters Classics to Go, arr Geoff Kingston New York, New York Ashokan Farewell, Concert Band performances have included the following venues in East Kent: St Mary’s Church / Arts Centre, Sandwich Deal Festival Margate Theatre Royal St Georges Church, Deal St Peter’s Church, Canterbury Westgate Pavilion Deal Memorial Bandstand Broadstairs Bandstand The   Concert   Band   is   also   able   to   provide   smaller   wind   ensembles   for   local   functions   and   events.      If   you   are   interested   in   having the full band or an ensemble perform at your event, please Contact  us. Our smaller ensembles have performed at: The Salutation Gardens, Sandwich Deal Town Hall Christmas open afternoon St Mary’s Royal Wedding Celebration Maurice House, Royal British Legion Ash Church Summer Concert Series Please   see   the   Events    page   for   details   of   forthcoming   concerts   featuring   the   Concert   Band,   or,   if   you   are   a   player,   please   visit   the Recruitment  page for information about performing with us. We look forward to seeing you!  
Concert Band
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