Band News

Personnel Update

Regent are pleased to announce that David Quinlan has moved onto Soprano Cornet after a spell of 18 months on Principal Cornet.  On Bb Bass, the band is also pleased to welcome Morgan Hollis who has recently moved to London after studying at Warwick University. Unfortunately, the band also bid a sad farewell to Alan Howard, Ed Breffit and Paul van Uden. Alan has moved on to re-join his old band, Aveley and Newham, while Ed has had to step…

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Regent Community Band

Regent Community Brass has just reached its 1 month anniversary, having attracted a number of players from around the local area and beyond. MD Alan Duguid said “The standard and enthusiasm has been really impressive, with a good turnout at rehearsals and a really nice atmosphere. We still have a few spaces to fill, but after only 4 weeks we now have 17 members which is a really encouraging sign of things to come.” The community band rehearsal night has…

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Another Wonderful Whit Friday!

On the 1st June, the band headed up north to Saddleworth and Tameside for their annual trip to the Whit Friday march contests. This event has become a staple of the bands’ calendar and is an event that the members really enjoy, with this year being no exception. Performing the contest march “O.R.B” (Oldham Rifle Brigade) by Charles Anderson, the band picked up a very consistent set of results at all 6 contests they attended and also entertained the crowds…

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