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5th October, 2012 - October Newsletter

Congratulations!

Congratulations to all our members who received awards at our recent 16th Birthday Concert, they are:

Most improved Beginner, Laura Snelham
Runner up Most Improved Beginner, Richard Snelham
Most Improved Preliminary, Briony Smith
Runner up Most Improved Preliminary, Alan Jenkins
Most Improved Intermediate, Lisa Smith
Runner up Most Improved Intermediate, Samuel Howlett
Intermediate Special Award, Megan Freeman
Most improved Player Main Band, Fred Ixer
Runner up Most Improved Main Band, Chris Howard
Bill Bell Award, Jack Popay
Bandperson of the Year 2012, Liz Benyon

Congratulations to all those involved.

Alternative Talents Night - 20th October 7pm

Join your Martlesham brass friends for this great evening of entertainment.
Tickets on sale now £2 per person £1 performers.
There will be a raffle and nibbles.
Please bring your own drink (alcohol permitted).

Sponsorship

During 2013, the various bands of Martlesham Brass will be taking part in a wide variety of concerts and events. One of the most exciting will involve Owen Farr, horn soloist with the world famous Cory band.
To help us keep the costs associated with such events down to an absolute minimum, we would be interested in hearing from any individual, company or organisation that might be willing to
sponsor one of our soloists or concerts.
Please talk to one of the bandleaders if you are interested in helping us in this way.
Thank you.

49 Club winners...

The 49 club winners are:
Aldous family
Howard family
Georgina Hardy
Porter family
We currently have 5 numbers available, please help support the band and apply for a number from Jayne for 50p a week the odds are far better than the real lottery!

Tea and tunes 10th November 10.00am-12.00noon

This is a popular event for the whole family. Along with all the usual music there will be cakes for sale and craft stalls. It is hoped that the band could have a music book stall, so if you have unwanted music books to donate please bring them along to raise some money for the band.

Look out for our new Facebook page..

The Facebook page was launched in September here is the web address: www.facebook.com/MartleshamBrass . Volunteers are now needed to help Liz and Lisa with the Facebook page, if you have some time to do this please contact Lisa or Liz.