Band News

A little help from our friends

Regent Brass would like to thank our friends at Epping Forest Band for their generous loan of two Bb tubas which the band was delighted to begin to make use of at our rehearsal on Thursday last week. The instruments have come at a vital time for the band as we prepare for the regional finals and our performance of Phil Lawrence’s ‘A Day in the Life of a Knight’ at Stevenage on Saturday 18th March. We have been delighted…

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Technical issues!

Regent Brass is proud to welcome back our followers to our website following a long absence owing to technical issues… a huge thank you goes to Joey Gold who helped to resolve the issues we’d seen, upgrade our database and PHP version and get us back online!

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The lure of candy floss and donkey rides…

Clearly some individuals within Regent Brass were anxious to get a weekend by the seaside – and what better place to go than Blackpool, especially with the annual British Open qualification contests in the next weeks?! Regent’s MD, Alan Duguid, baritone player Steve Rongevær-Boother, and Emily Peart from our tuba team are all delighted to be assisting Aveley and Newham band at Blackpool in their performance of Hubert Bath’s classic, ‘Freedom’ which is the set test in the Senior Cup…

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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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