Rehearsal Notes for 15/11/22

DYNAMICS. DYNAMICS, DYNAMICS!!! I know we are in the silly season and you all know just how much I love Christmas carols but let’s not allow any of that to reduce our playing ability. If we are playing for a carols service (such a St. James at  Menangle etc.) playing...

Rehearsal Notes for 25/10/22

A good rehearsal all round. We ironed out a number of issues across our concert repertoire. Super heroes: as our performance starts the band stands as I enter, the band sits except for the trumpets. Make sure the bells are pointed straight ahead and not at the ground....

Rehearsal Notes for 18/10/22

Preparation for Gulgong continues, however with only two rehearsals left, there is considerable work to be done. Super heroes r us: is going well, however we need to keep the energy up throughout this piece Aussie medley: opening phrase needs a lot of work. I will...

Rehearsal Notes for 11/10/22

As always it’s great to get into rehearsal and be playing as a group, however we experienced a few gaps for the first time in a longtime meaning that there were some areas not covered. These gaps have largely be due to illness or school commitments and for the most,...

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...