Regent Brass

Regent Brass at the London & Southern Counties Regional Finals, Saturday 18th March 2023

Regent Community Brass

Regent Community Brass at a concert event, early 2023

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Regent Brass

Regent Brass are a British Brass Band, based at Chalk Farm, North London. Musical Director is Alan Duguid, and the band is currently in Section 1 of the National Grading Tables. We rehearse on Thursdays from 1930, at the Salvation Army church, Chalk Farm, NW3 2BL.

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Regent Community Brass

Regent Community Brass was formed in May 2012 to provide an outlet for local musicians, both young and old, to get involved in playing with a brass band. The band rehearses on Tuesdays from 1930, at the Church of the Ascension, Wembley. The band competes in Section 3 of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain.

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Regent Brass At The National Brass Band Championships Finals 2023

Following our 3rd place finish in the regional contest, on the 16th of September, Regent Brass headed to Cheltenham to take part in the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain Finals in the 1st Section. The set test piece was St. James: A New Beginning by Philip Harper, a tribute to Sir Christopher Wren and the St James Church in Picadilly. The piece descriptively tells the story of the great fire of London in 1666, with its lively first…

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St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey, Exterior

Westminster Abbey – Brass On The Grass 2023

On the 3rd of August, Regent Brass were due to play at College Gardens, Wesminster Abbey as part of the Brass on the Grass series. Adverse (rainy) weather conditions on the day forced the band indoors and the band played in the beautiful St. Margaret’s Chapel instead. We played a varied programme, everything from Phillip Sparke’s arrangement of Josef Zainwul’s Birdland to the classic Mack & Mabel overture to HK Gruber’s Demilitarized Zones. We featured 4 solo features: Marianne arranged…

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‘Raise the Roof’

The band were delighted to collaborate with the New Tottenham Singers in performing a fundraising concert on 15th July at St Mary’s Church, Stoke Newington aimed at raising funds to repair the church roof. The evening showcased John Rutter’s “Gloria”, a substantial three-movement work composed in 1974 for brass, choir and organ. The evening also featured arrangements of Rutter’s “The Lord Bless You and Keep You” and “Scarborough Fair”, drawing on a range of colour from the ensemble. We would like to extend…

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Concert with the Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony

On 27th June the band gave their debut performance at the iconic St John’s Smith Square in central London as guests of the Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony who were touring the UK. Performing to a large and very receptive audience, we performed a demanding programme featuring several underperformed works including “Demilitarised Zones” by H.K. Gruber and “The Dong with a Luminous Nose” by Joseph Horovitz. Alongside this the band’s principal euphonium, Brian le Tissier, gave a very moving performance of Astor…

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