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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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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

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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

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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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St Dennis receive top grade for essay!

On Sunday, St Dennis Band competed in the first section at the annual area contest held at the Riviera Centre in Torquay. This year’s set test piece was “Essay” by Edward Gregson which was first commissioned in 1971 for the Championship section at the

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Solo contest success for Ellie

Our Flugel Horn player Ellie competed at the 2015 Launceston Town Band Solo & Quartet contest on Saturday 24th October. The contest was held at held at Central Methodist Church in Launceston and was adjudicated by John Maines. Out of the 4

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CBBA Contest – Cornish Junior Band Champions

St Dennis Junior Band won first place at the Cornwall Brass Band Associations Diamond Jubilee Contest last Saturday (17th October 2015). This makes them current “Cornish Junior Band Champions”. The Junior Band played a medley of pieces including their own

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WEBF – Senior Band Performance of “The Wayfarer” now available on YouTube

Here is a video of the Senior Bands performance of “The Wayfarer” from Bugle Contest… Click here to see all videos by St Dennis Band

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