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Regent Brass welcome new players

After playing with the band over the summer, Barbara King has agreed to join the band on Principal Cornet. Barbara is a well-known soloist in the south-east of England having previously played principal with the Aveley and Newham and Medway bands. Sadly, we also say goodbye to our Bass Trombonist, Kevin Dymond. Kev has been a member of the band since joining in 2003 and has been a key member of the trombone section over this time. To fill the…

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Coventry Brass Festival Solo Contest

On 30th June, the bands’ solo trombonist, Tetsuro Okamura, travelled to Coventry to compete at the 3rd City of Coventry and Warwickshire brass festival. Competing in the Open Slow Melody section against a strong field of experienced soloists, Tetsu came 2nd overall with a very musical performance. In addition, he also performed with players from the Aveley and Newham band in the Open Quartet section, where they also came in 2nd place. The band would like to congratulate Tetsu for…

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Regent Brass The Boat Project

The Boat Project Margate

On Sat 14th July, members of Regent Brass participated in the Log Book concert in Margate, as part of “The Boat Project”. “The Boat Project is a living archive of people’s stories and lives, a 30ft vessel made from donated wooden items. From February to July 2011 the public donated their wood to the project but not just any old wood. Pencil or piano – exotic as Zebrawood or as familiar as pine every piece had a story behind it.…

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Amazon Affiliate Program

Regent Brass have joined the Amazon Affiliate Program.  This means that prior to shopping at Amazon, if you visit the Regent Brass homepage, and click the Amazon logo (or use the search) from the home page, a percentage of the sale will be paid to band funds, at no extra cost to you! That’s it, no extra effort from you, and you get to keep up with the latest news from the Regent Brass website.

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