Our very own Elland Silver Youth Brass Band have been crowned European Brass Band Champions 2017. And our 12-year-old trombonist, Joe Heartfield, was named Best Soloist. Our 45 strong band aged 11 to 18 competed in the Development Section of the contest which was held at Ostend in Belgium. Six bands from across Europe took part in […]
We are delighted to announce that once again the band are hosting their Annual Slow Melody, Duet and Quartet Contest on Sunday 14th May. The event will be held in our bandroom on Dewbsury Road, Elland and will start at around 10.30 am depending upon entries. This years contest sees the introduction of two new “Novice” […]
We have a fantastic opportunity within the ranks of our senior band. We are looking to recruit a Solo Cornet player to start after the Yorkshire Regional Championships. The position would suit an experienced player or a talented young player looking to move to a Championship section band. The band is keen to maintain and […]
On Sunday 11th September, our senior band were in action at the Hardraw Scar Brass Band Contest. The contest is held in the beautiful surroundings of the Hardraw Force Waterfall, near Hawes. The weather was perfect, and the crowds were out in their hundreds to listen to the bands. The year the bands programme featured […]
Here’s our latest edition of our newsletter. Happy reading. ESB Newsletter Summer 2016
On Saturday 9th July, the band was once proud to lead the Houghton Lodge banners at the Durham Miners Gala. The weather just about held off for the band as we marched through Durham in the parade. Once again we received a fantastic reception as we performed for the many dignitaries and MPs who watched […]
Well the full results are now in from Brighouse March Contest. Mighty congratulations to our senior band on claiming the Best 1st Section prize and for finishing in overall 6th out of 26 bands. Our youth band also excelled, scooping the Best Youth Band prize. Congratulations to Bethan Plant who was also warded Best Youth Soloist. […]
After a very busy weekend of concerts, our youth and senior bands picked up some more silverware at the Hebden Bridge March Contest. The standard this year was very high with 5 championship section bands battling it out for the main prizes, however, both our bands excelled and played extremely well. Our youth band won Best […]
We would like to say a huge thank you to the Greetland Private Day Nursery who raised a fantastic sum of £372.76 towards our band funds at their annual summer fair on Saturday. It was also a great opportunity for our Training Band to to entertain. Thank you for your support.
Did you miss out on this year’s Whit Friday experience. Just in case you missed our performance, click on the link below to here us at Denshaw, performing William Rimmer’s, Royal Trophy. Not bad for the first one of the night!