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Harley ‘Frank’ Brewer – 103rd Birthday Celebration

St Dennis Band were passed a band photograph recently via The China Clay History Group with a request to potentially name the Band conductor and players and to estimate the period that the picture was taken at the front of

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Helston Solo Contest success

A successful day was had by members of the St Dennis band who attended the Helston solo contest on Saturday 20th October. 13 players took part in solos, duets and quartets. Ellie Joy was placed 2nd in the ‘Under 18’s’

St Dennis Band, ‘Music Academy’

We are proud to announce the launch of the new St Dennis Band ‘Music Academy’. The new structure and initiative will see expert brass and percussion tuition taught alongside aspects of both music theory and aural to develop all round

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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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