Year: 2016

4BR 2016 Awards – Double nomination for St Dennis

Online Brass Band Magazine 4BarsRest have today announced nominations for their annual awards. The Band are delighted to have been nominated by 4bBarsRest for two categories. Firstly a nomination for “Lower section band of the year” and secondly for “Contest

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St Dennis Band Solo & Quartet Contest 2016 Results

The St Dennis Band’s Solo & Quartet Contest took place on Saturday 26th November 2016.  First time Venue in the St Dennis Working’s Men’s Club was a resounding success.  The Committee and Band would like to thank the Club for

SWBBA Contest Report – St Dennis Youth Band

The Youth Band attended the South West Brass Band Association Championships held at Torquay on Saturday November 5th. Well they certainly set off a few musical fireworks!! This had been the first out off county “bus trip” contest for the

St Dennis Band perform for Royal event in Poundbury Dorset

The Band were honoured to perform in Poundbury (Dorset) on Thursday for an appointment with Her Majesty the Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall. Having received this special invitation a few weeks ago to perform the

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New Cornet signings

The St.Dennis Band are delighted to announce the signing of two cornet players. Firstly, Amy Davenport joins us from St.Austell Band and Becki Richards signs from Mount Charles Band thus completing the much strengthened cornet section. Both key additions to the band

St Dennis Band Solo & Quartet Contest 2016

The 2016 St Dennis Band Solo and Quartet Contest takes place at St Dennis Primary Academy on 26th November 2016. Our adjudicator this year will be John Maines (BA Hons). To download an entry form, please click here To view the class list

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St Dennis crowned National First Section Champions at Cheltenham

The band were delighted to be crowned First Section Champions at the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain which were held at The Centaur (Cheltenham Racecourse) over the weekend. The band gave an extremely musical and precise performance of the set test piece “Ballet for

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30th Royal Trophy win for St Dennis

St Dennis Band took top honours last weekend at the 92nd West of England Bandsmens Festival with a performance described by adjudicator Michael Fowles as an incredibly musical performance which grasped the composers intentions of the piece. The set test

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New Cornet Signing

The St.Dennis Band are delighted to announce the signing of young cornet star Lia Teague. A member of the Cornwall Youth Brass Band for the past three years and a new addition to the National Children’s Band of Great Britain this coming July,

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Player Vacancy: Tutti Solo Cornet

The St.Dennis Band (West of England First Section Champions 2016) would like to invite applications for a first class permanent tutti Solo Cornet player with effect from July 2016. This opportunity has arisen to complete our full line up in preparation

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