Gary Wyatt appointed new MD at Carlton Brass

Gary Wyatt appointed new MD at Carlton Brass

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 championship. In joining Carlton, Gary follows his sister Della and brother-in-law Dave, who have been playing with the band since the start of the year....
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Percussion vacancy

Percussion vacancy

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, and an enthusiastic young percussionist  keen to have someone to learn from....
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Move to Burton Joyce

Move to Burton Joyce

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 is lovely. It's clean, warm, nice and large for all our instruments and (currently) spider free. Resident comedian Phil promised to bring the gigantic spider that lived in the cornet (behind the timps) along to the new building, but so far it has not shown its many-eyed face. If you would like to find us, this is our address: Burton Joyce Old School, Chestnut Grove, Burton Joyce, Nottm NG14 5DP Here is our new building: ...
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