December 2008

posted 28 Oct 2015, 09:20 by Philip Owen   [ updated 28 Oct 2015, 09:24 ]

Exam Success
We are pleased to hear that 2 members of the band have recently been successful in their instrumental exams. Not only have they passed the exams but both have gained distinctions. Congratulations go to Nathanial Walters Grade 1 Cornet and Matthew Hollingsworth Grade 6 Cornet.

Christmas Activities
The band started their Christmas activities off in Edwinstowe for the switching on of the village Christmas lights. Since the carols a week last Thursday the band has played at 3 carol services setting the christmas mood for the residents at Whaley Thorns, Tuxford and Worksop. This weekend sees the band back in Edwinstowe for the annual family Christmas concerts with the Thoresby Colliery Band.

A Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year
After two succesful family christmas concerts in Edwinstowe last weekend the youth band gave their last performance for 2008 at Rufford Park Golf Club last night. A small ensemble from the band went to play carols to entertain the guests at the Golf Club's annual christmas diner. The band will be returning for rehearsals on Monday 29th December in preparation for the Butlins contest. Any brass or percussion players are welcome to come along to the band's rehearsals on a Monday evening at 7pm in the Thoresby Social Welfare Club, Edwinstowe.