New Year…..New Band?

As Sandhurst Silver go into 2017 ande 1st Section, the band are looking to recruit: Bass Trombonist 2nd Trombonist Back row Cornet Percussionist Last time the band were in the 1st section, it was a fantastic time with wins at Butlins, Westin Super Mare, Wychavon and an appearance at the 1st Section National Finals, with many other great results. If you would like [...]

January 4th, 2017|

Most entertaining at Wychavon!

The band made the long haul journey to Evesham to participate in the Wychavon Festival of Brass entertainment contest alongside 15 other  bands in the championship section from all across the country. It was  decided to take the audience on a celtic journey for 20 minutes with a  selection from Cry of the Celts by Ronan Hardiman mixed in with [...]

November 1st, 2016|

Help4Heros Success

The band recently presented its Autumn concert "Music & Words" with music from stage, screen, songs & dance on a fine Sunday afternoon at Camberley Theatre. The Sandhurst Singers were also there to sing some choral delights! It was also an opportunity for the band to showcase 2 of its soloists; Bryan Herman played "When the Saints Go Marching In" [...]

October 31st, 2016|

Blossoming Brass takes to the stage for the first time!

Blossoming Brass was founded by Linda and Ray Somers in March 2016. The band is open to all ages and abilities. Whether you're a complete beginner, a nervous improver, starting to play again after many years, or even an experienced musician who just wants to try a different instrument, you would be very welcome to come along. Rehearsals are held [...]

May 22nd, 2016|

Former SSB MD and wife Annie renew their vows!

Members of SSB had the honour of playing accompanying music for former MD Ian McElligott and his wife Annie McElligott as the couple renewed their wedding vows in a blessing held in the church in which  they got married ten years ago, St Paul's Church, Camberley. There was much love in the air, and also mirth as the very good [...]

April 13th, 2016|

Sandhurst Churches Together – Good Friday service

Easter weekend saw members of Sandhurst Silver Band out in the sunshine to accompany the hymn-singing at the Good Friday outdoor service of Sandhurst Churches Together at Sandhurst Memorial Park.  They were also joined on the cornet by Rev John Castle (former member). Appreciation for the musicians was expressed by members of the congregation, drawn from the 6 churches in Sandhurst, [...]

March 28th, 2016|

Sandhurst Silver annual Christmas concert with Sandhurst Singers – Friday 18 December

Friday 18 December once again brings the combination of Sandhurst Silver Band and St. Paul's Church Camberley together for our annual Christmas concert. This year we are delighted to announce that our special guests will be Sandhurst Singers, our local 70 strong community choir  who have close links with the band due to previous performances and a number of band [...]

December 11th, 2015|

Double header for Sandhurst Silver

Sandhurst Silver Band have two big weekends ahead with contests in Leicestershire and Bournemouth.  This sees the band out on the contest stage for the first time under the baton of Andrew Porter. First is Leicester on Sunday 22nd November where the band return to Charnwood College in Loughborough where the band have had mixed results in recent years; a few years ago there was [...]

November 19th, 2015|

Sandhurst Community Band seeking new Musical Director

Sandhurst Community Band is looking for a new Musical Director. The band is the finest and largest non-contesting brass band in the area, and has many players who all enjoy playing music without the added complication of contests. The ideal candidate is someone who can provide instructional and inspiring rehearsals and be willing to get involved with the band’s well [...]

October 9th, 2015|

Sandhurst Community Brass says farewell to its longest serving conductor

Sandhurst Community Brass has reluctantly accepted the resignation of its long standing conductor, Martin Hayter, and wants to thank him for all his hard work. Martin led the band for over five years; a period which saw the band nearly double in size and become respected as a creditable and competent non-contesting band in the Hampshire / Berkshire area. Martin [...]

October 9th, 2015|