Regent Brass is a 28 piece brass band, based in North London at the Salvation Army Corps (Chalk Farm). We are a band that 'dares to be different' and have appeared on Radio and Television. We rehearse Thursdays from 1930 - come and see us!

‘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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Regent Brass marching in four ranks down the main road in Bugle

Bugle Contest

On 17th June the band travelled for the first time to the village of Bugle in Cornwall to compete at the West of England Bandsmen’s Festival. Nestled in a picturesque location with a rich banding tradition surrounded by clay mines, this competition is one of the oldest still running today having inaugurated in 1912. The event featured two elements; a street marching competition and stage performance, where the band played William Rimmer’s march ‘The Black Knight’ and Joseph Horovitz’s wonderful ‘Ballet…

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Tributes and Dedications Postponement

Due to planned industrial action, we have taken the difficult decision to postpone our planned concert ‘Tributes and Dedications’ to the later date of Sunday 8th October. The concert will proceed on this date as planned and tickets purchased will remain valid. This event promises to be a very special one, with a number of pieces on the programme which are rarely performed, including “Salford Toccata” by Sir Harrison Birtwistle, “Ragtimes and Habaneras” by Hans Werner Henze and “Worker’s Union” by…

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