Rehearsal Notes for 6/9/22

A lighter rehearsal last night as we work back into more community based performances, however the work we have put into our contest pieces needs to be applied to these works as well….. dynamics and balance must remain at the forefront of any playing we do. Impresario...

Rehearsal Notes for 30/8/22

This is not strictly relating to our rehearsal last night, but having listened to our adjudication recording (which will be shared on our web page for your own listening) I think there are some point to be raised. Remember all the comments are purely the opinion of...

Rehearsal Notes for 23/8/22

There isn’t a lot more to add to what was said last night….. the work has been done, the stage has been set, all we need do is turn up and play! But I wanted to reflect on our journey this far….. I don’t believe that there is a member who hasn’t improved as a result...

Rehearsal Notes for 16/8/22

We are so very close, yet we see the same few mistakes raising their ugly heads each week….. dynamics, accidentals being missed etc and not watching the conductor….. these are maladies that affect many bands but expect them to also be the things the...

Rehearsal Notes for 9/8/22

We are so very close! Last nights rehearsal focussed on putting the polish into Oregon … looking at some of the minute detail that we need to add to our performance, in this, I think it is important to look at how far we have grown as an ensemble, a few short years we...

Rehearsal Notes for 2/8/22

Time is drawing near when we can finally step on the stage in our very first competition as a band, it’s time to be excited, we have been working toward this day for three years believe it or not and have been thwarted each time by the dreaded Covid but now it’s...