Band Contest

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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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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UK Premiere at Premier Contest

Regent Brass continued a busy contest season last weekend when we participated in a brand new event. ‘ConsTest’ is a brand new competition for brass bands held at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire of Music, and was the brainchild of final year student Mikey Foley-Hall. The aim of the event was to offer the wonderful performance venue available at the Conservatoire to brass bands and to hold an Open Adjudication contest for bands of mixed abilities to show their skills in…

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Report: Regionals weekend for Regent Bands

Both Regent Brass and Regent Community Brass took their places at their London & Southern Counties regional qualification contests last weekend. For both bands it was a fantastic opportunity to re-establish our links to colleagues in the brass band movement, lots of whom we hadn’t seen since the 2019 event. For Regent Brass it was a case of what might have been – the band produced an account of Gilbert Vinter’s ‘Spectrum’ which, in the words of 4BarsRest, was a…

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