Carlton Brass have had a recent retirement in our baritone bench (more on that very soon) and are now looking for a top quality solo baritone player to join us. We currently enjoy the presence of some wonderful euphonium and baritone players – do you have what it takes to bolster our impressive middle? We are also still in need of a permanent second trombone … Continue reading How’s your Baritone?
We are currently looking at filling a couple of spaces at Carlton Brass. We need both a second trombone and solo baritone player to provide the missing pieces to our wonderful band sound. Interested? Please give our Secretary Anne a call (07946 322081) or get hold of us through our contacts page. The summer months also leaves us with a few spare seats during rehearsals … Continue reading Players needed – trombone and baritone
Remembering This Sunday is Remembrance Day. The combined bands of Carlton Brass will be marching in tribute in the Calverton remembrance parade as well as a small band presence for the service at st Wilfred’s church. Christmas In the world of brass bands, we have to get our Christmas heads on earlier than most. As is customary our first Christmas event for the season will … Continue reading The calm before the Christmas storm.
Hot on the heels of our successes at the Bolsover festival of brass: Training Band’s Christmas event calendar is now up to date with all our Christmas appearances! Amongst them are 2 concerts; One with the Major Oak Chorus at The Beckett School in Wilford, the other at St. Helens church in Burton Joyce. We also have many appearances at Christmas light switch ons and … Continue reading Carlton Brass Training Band Christmas Calendar
Carlton Brass are pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Wyatt as their new musical director. Gary trained as a professional musician during his military career and still plays at the highest level as the principal cornet of the world-famous Desford Colliery Band. His conducting experience spans over 20 years and includes time with bands in the fourth section right through to those in the … Continue reading Gary Wyatt appointed new MD at Carlton Brass
It is with much sadness that Carlton Brass announce that MD Paul ‘Wink’ Watson has resigned from the band, due to ill health. Wink has been conducting us for the last two years, achieving some excellent results – not least directing us to be the 2015 second section champions and gaining an excellent 4th at the subsequent National Finals, our first Finals visit for 14 years. … Continue reading Farewell Wink
Carlton Brass are currently on the look for a percussion player/drummer to come and join the band. If you or someone you know fancies playing with Nottingham’s leading brass band on either a permanent or an ad hoc basis then please get in touch. We can offer a full and talented band to sit behind, a good range of music to play and things to hit, … Continue reading Percussion vacancy
This Saturday is St George’s Day, and Carlton Brass will be helping the great city of Nottingham celebrate this event with a selection of music. We’ll be playing two sets in Market Square between 2PM and 4:30PM – full details can be seen at the Nottingham Post. Do come along to listen. The second set will be mostly patriotic ‘proms’ music, so don’t forget your … Continue reading St George’s Day
Carlton Training Band will be your hosts on St George’s day for an evening of music and entertainment at Carlton baptist church. Not one to rest on the success of previous years proms theme, we’ve put together an even more exciting and memorable program for this years event. The theme for this year is stage and screen! Although we may just be able slip in … Continue reading St George’s Day Concert – 23rd April 2016
On the 19th March members of both bands worked to move out of our soon to be demolished bandroom in Carlton, to our new home – the old school house in Burton Joyce. The preceding week saw some emotional last rehearsals with several ex-members coming down to say goodbye to the building, which has been the home of the band for over 60 years. Our new home … Continue reading Move to Burton Joyce