NEMBBA Contest

Carlton Brass achieved 2nd place at the recent NorthEast Midland Brass Band Association contest at the PostMill Centre, South Normanton. An enjoyable afternoon saw the band confidently play the area first section test piece ‘Mountain Views’. The adjudicator Kevin Wadsworth was very complimentary in his remarks and gave some useful constructive comments to take forward as we approach the forthcoming area contest. Well done, Andy … Continue reading NEMBBA Contest

Butlins 2012 Contest

Carlton Brass acheived a highly creditable 9th place in the First Section contest at the Butlins Brass Band Festival. Playing number 7 out of 25 bands, Carlton put in a fine performance that probably deserved a higher placing – but that’s contesting for you. If we look only at bands in the Midlands area we came 2nd out of 9 bands and only one place … Continue reading Butlins 2012 Contest

2nd Place at Bolsover Contest

The Bolsover Entertainments Contest on Sunday 11th Sept 2011, saw Carlton Brass take 2nd Place behind the Jackfield Band (who went on to take 3rd place in the Championship section contest with the same programme) Being pitted against such quality opposition, Carlton were very pleased to receive the prize for Most Entertaining Band. Carlton played an entertaining program of Fanfare from Carmina Burana Tocatta You … Continue reading 2nd Place at Bolsover Contest