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NEW ONLINE ENSEMBLE SESSIONS

Please note that all face-to-face rehearsals and concerts have been cancelled until further notice, keeping in line with the Government’s direction on COVID-19. However, we are delighted to announce the launch of our online ensemble sessions, open to anyone in Gloucestershire. Please click here for more details.

NATIONAL CONCERT BAND FESTIVAL IS BACK

Published
14.11.2018
news

NCBF IS HERE
Sunday 25th November
All Saints School, Blaisdon Way, Cheltenham, GL51 OWH.  £5 entry (free for performers).

Yes folks, the NCBF West of England & Wales Regional Festival is back. Join us for…………

• 11 bands performing throughout the day from 10:15 - 18:00.
• No less than 5 GM bands to perform. 
• Feedback sessions from our adjudicators Simon Hogg & Dr. Nick Grace OBE
• Trade stands with music and info on opportunities for young musicians
• Lovely refreshments in aid of Mindsong
• Informal concerts from the Band and Bugles of the Rifles Regiment.

Come for the whole day or to support our local GM Bands. The full timetable for the day is as follows. 

Band Name

Perform

Gloucestershire Youth Jazz Academy

10:15

BMC Principal Wind Band

10:45

Kingham Hill School Concert Band

11:15

BMC Jazz Band

11:45

NCBF adjudication

12:25

Lunch

12:45

Gloucestershire Youth Wind Orchestra

13:30

South Gloucestershire Youth Wind Band

14:00

Abingdon Concert Band

14:30

Southampton Concert Wind Band

15:00

NCBF adjudication

15:40

Tea

16:00

Cardiff University Symphonic Winds

16:30

Forest of Dean Area Wind Band

17:00

Bromsgrove School Big Band

17:30

NCBF adjudication

18:10

Finish

18:30

 

Performers / parents can find full details at our GOT A GIG page here

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