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10th April, 2015 - April Newsletter

Richard Marshall Workshop

This Saturday we have the privilege of Richard Marshall joining us for a Workshop and an evening concert with the Main Band. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn from a world class player!

Main band workshop 10am to 12.30pm.
Intermediate, preliminaries + beginners workshop 1pm to 3pm.

Evening Concert
Tickets are still available for the evening concert. Please do all that you can to make the concert a success by selling lots!
The concert starts at 7pm. Tickets are £5 each and are available to purchase at band or on the door.
It should be a wonderful concert and a chance to hear Richard Marshall play some amazing solos!

Flugel Horn vacancy in the Main Band

We are looking for someone to join alongside Becky playing Flugel Horn in the Main Band. Auditions will be held in a few weeks, so please let your bandleader know if you are interested in auditioning.

Advance warning - CD Recording day - 11th of July

The Band are hoping to spend a day recording a CD to be made available in 2016. Please pencil this date in your diaries. More details available soon.

East Anglian Brass Band Association Spring Contest

On Sunday 10th May, Martlesham Brass Main band and Intermediate band are entering the EABBA Spring Contest in Norwich. We are hoping to hire a coach to take all the players. This will be an Entertainments Contest and should be a great opportunity to hear other bands in the region perform also. More details available soon.

EABBA Training Day

The EABBA are holding a training day at Hewett School in Norwich on the 27th of September. Tutors from the Brighouse & Rastrick Band will be attending to lead the day. Costs are £13 for those under 16 and £17 for those over. Please let a bandleader know if you are interesting in going.


Matt Aldous (main band) is raising money for St. Elizabeth Hospice through a cycle ride from London to Paris. He is holding a quiz night on Saturday 23rd May at Seckford Golf Club, tickets are £15 each and include a meal. Please see Matt for more information or tickets. Email: mailto:[email protected] Mobile phone number 07834 902720

49 Club

Winners for March are: Mike Brierley, George Fricker and Andrew Stevens.

Summer fayre - Saturday 13th June

We are in full planning mode for the summer fayre, if you have any ideas or would like to run a stall please email Jayne Howlett. We are also looking for people that would like to sell their crafts/jewellery etc. if you know of anyone please invite them to the day and let me know!