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Distanced Banding videos and a new fundraising page to support St Dennis Band

St Dennis Band is a Championship section Brass band based in mid-Cornwall and was formed in 1838 as part of the festivities in connection with the coronation of Queen Victoria. Today, the band is led by Musical Director Mr Darren

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Passing of former St Dennis Bandsman Mr Desmond Angilley

Mr DES ANGILLEY 1933-2020 The Band are saddened to learn of the passing of former St Dennis Bandsman Mr Desmond Angilley. Des will be fondly remembered by many supporters and former playing members including Rodney Richards who writes ‘I was

St Dennis Solo and Quartet Contest 2019 results

Well done to everyone who took part in the annual St Dennis Band solo, duet, and quartet contest on Saturday 23rd November. Thanks to adjudicator David Marshall, who listened to 75 performances across 13 sections. Special thanks to Christine Mackenzie

St. Dennis Band announce new President and Chairperson

St. Dennis Band are delighted to confirm two new appointments to the organisation, that of President and Chairperson. At the recent AGM it was confirmed that Judith Mitchell has accepted the position of President. Judith said: “I am the eldest

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St Dennis Band welcome new Youth Band Tutor

As part of the recent restructuring of their Junior and Youth organisation, the St Dennis Band are pleased to announce Mark Arnold as their new Youth Band Tutor; to work alongside Linda Trethewey in the Band’s Music Academy. Vastly experienced,

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St Dennis Band Solo & Quartet Contest 2018

The contest was held on Saturday 24 November 2018. The Venue was the Whitemoor Methodist Chapel who we appreciate allowing us to use their premises. We had Band representatives from St Dennis, Lanner Academy ,Mount Charles, St Keverne, St Breward,

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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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

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

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