On Sunday 1st October, Elland Silver Band claimed victory in the Championship Section of the Bolsover Festival of Brass. The band also took the award for “Most Entertaining Band”, Best Soloist was awarded to the bands Principal Cornet and the bands Musical Director, Daniel Brooks was awarded the winning Conductors trophy. Against a line up […]
Elland Silver Band are delighted to announce that Ben Jarvis has been appointed as their new Principal Cornet player. At just 17 years old, Ben is an extremely talented young musician and has already made a big impression with the band at Whit Friday and summer engagements. Ben joins having previously played Repiano with the […]
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 […]
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 […]
Please come along and support our youth and training groups annual summer concert and presentation event. All of our youth groups will be taking part including the newly formed “Adult Brass” ensemble. Tickets are available from Kathleen Harrison on 01484 717126 at £6.00 and £3.00 each. Details from our event calendar can be found here
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!
The senior band will once more be representing the Houghton Banner at the Durham Miners Gala on Saturday 9th July. Click on the link below to have a listen to our performance outside the County Hall at the 2015 Gala, where we received a fantastic reception from the crowd.