Carlton Brass performed today at the annual Brass Explosion in Newark Castle grounds. Despite the rain, we managed to blast out some explosive pieces as well as showing our more gentle side, for what turned out to be an excellent evening of brass music. A couple of amateur videos of our performance can be found below (excuse the shaky camera!) Frolic for Trombones America Trilogy Continue reading Newark Castle Brass Explosion
You may, or may not know, that Carlton Brass Band Organisation actually has another band…our Beginners Band! Our beginners band comes and go with the ebb and flow of the organisation; Recently a lot of our beginners have made the jump to the Training Band, so beginners band has been on temporary hiatus. As enough of our very young, or very inexperienced, members being taught individually … Continue reading Beginners Band Begins Again!
Members of Carlton Brass Training Band turned out at Parkside Community School in Chesterfield to compete in the 2015 ICCBB, unregistered section. Our program consisted of Sing Sing Sing, Sugar Blues, Shenendoah, Thingumybob and American Trilogy to finish. With a little help from our friends, we placed FIRST with 89 points (including a -1 time penalty) the highest score of any of the bands in the … Continue reading Carlton Brass Training Band wins ICCBB 2015 Unregistered Section!
Members of our Training Band turned out at Carlton Baptist Church on Saturday (25th April) to perform a stunning set of British-themed pieces for our local community. Training Band’s first self-promoted performance in years, many weeks in preparation, took a solid effort on everyone’s part to pull together some rousing performances from the band and all our soloists. Many of our members had never played a … Continue reading Carlton Brass Training Band – St George’s Day concert