Band News

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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Knight on the Town!

For Regent Brass, it really was time to plan a ‘Knight on the Town’ (see what I did there!) as we celebrated our amazing 3rd prize at the London & Southern Counties Regional Qualifiers (First Section) contest yesterday. Up against 14 other bands on Phil Lawrence’s imaginative and yet challenging score ‘A Day in the Life of a Knight’ the band really did find our inner ‘film music’ selves as we put up a performance on the Gordon Craig stage…

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Regionals workshop with Sarah Groarke-Booth

The Regent Bands are looking forward to welcoming Sarah Groarke-Booth to a workshop event to be held on Sunday, 12th March at the home of Regent Brass – Chalk Farm Salvation Army. The session will focus on the upcoming London and Southern Counties Regional Finals and the two test pieces being prepared. First up, Regent Brass will spend some time working through the musical challenges presented by Phil Lawrence’s imaginative score ‘A day in the life of a knight’. After…

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New recruits to Regent Brass

As we prepare for our Regional Finals assault and beyond, Regent Brass are delighted to welcome several new players to our ranks who have joined in recent months. Joining us on Principal Euphonium, we welcome Brian Le Tissier. Brian is well known to various members of the band, via his wind band connections with City of London Symphonic Winds as well as his previous Brass Band connections. Brian is an experienced soloist and brings solid leadership to our tenor section.…

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