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St Dennis Band Solo & Quartet Contest 2018

The 2018 St Dennis Band Solo and Quartet Contest takes place at Whitemoor Methodist Church on 24th November 2018. Our adjudicator this year will be Gareth Churcher LTCL (Hons) MAAT Download the entry form Download the class list and details

Musical Director Darren Hawken named one of 16 new Cornish Bards

The band members and committee of St Dennis Band are extremely proud to offer sincere congratulations to Musical Director Darren Hawken who will in September be made a Bard of Gorsedh Kernow in recognition of his services to Cornish Music.

New Horn Duo signing

The band are delighted to announce two immediate new signings. We warmly welcome Kevin Ackford on first horn whilst Julie Dobson accepts the position of second horn. Kevin becomes a member of the band following several guest appearances in recent

Highgrove honour for St Dennis Band

On Friday 13th July, the Band were exclusively invited to the Highgrove Estate in Gloucestershire, the family residence of HRH The Prince of Wales and the Duke of Cornwall to celebrate his 70th birthday. The Band performed 3 hours of

St Dennis Band announces new Music Consultant

It is with delight that the St Dennis Band announces that Mr Derek Greenwood has accepted the position of Music Consultant with immediate effect. Derek is no stranger to the band having held the post of Musical Director in the

Passing of Band President – Denis Hill

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that the band announces the death of its President, Mr Denis Hill. A wonderful and inspiring man. His loss will have a huge impact on the band that he so richly

New Cornet Signing at St Dennis

St Dennis Band are delighted to announce the signing of Ryun Retallack. Ryun joins the band on back-row cornet and brings with him a wealth of top-flight banding experience. He has played for the Band at both the Regional Contest

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Patrons Concert and Annual Awards 2018

On Friday 20th April the band held its annual “Patrons Concert”.  This is our free annual concert for the supporters of the band and the people of the St. Dennis area.  This year the concert programme consisted of many works performed

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Solo & Quartet Contest 2017 – Results

On Saturday 25th November 2017 we held our Solo & Quartet Contest in the Whitemoor Methodist Chapel, Whitemoor. We had a most enjoyable musical day. Thanks to our Adjudicator, Paul Richards from Flowers Band. Our Accompanists Anne Fleet & Hannah

Second Victory of 2017 for St Dennis Youth at the SWBBA Contest

St Dennis Youth Band have had their second win of the year at a major competition, this time at the Annual Championships of the South West Brass Band Association (SWBBA) held at Torquay earlier this month. Playing ‘Patterns’ by Edward

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