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Practice schedule Senior Band

Friday, January 27th, 2017 by

Dear all,

Please see practice schedule below, please continue bring all of the pieces to rehearsals as we will practice others too.

Thanks Kevin


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American Patrol Cowboys American Patrol Les Miserables
Fantasia on British Sea Songs Lion King Folk Song Suite Blue and Gray
Grease Pomp and Circ. Grease Choral and Rockout
Music Fascinating drums Cowboys Hawaii 5 0
Folk Song Suite Radetzky Lion King Macarthur Park

Initial practice pieces – Senior Band updated 12-01-17

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 by

Further pieces added!


Folk Song Suite

What a Wonderful World

Sing Sing Sing

Just a Closer walk with thee

Instant Concert

When Johnny

Bugler’s Holiday



Eve of the War

Anything Goes

GreaseLes Miserables

Blue and GrayChoral and Rockout

Hawaii 5 0

Macarthur Park



American Patrol

Big Bands in Concert


Fantasia on British Sea Songs


Jungle Book

Lion King

Pavan and Fascinating Drums

Pomp and Circ.

Radetzky March




Draft Senior Band Christmas Concert programme issue A 27-11-16

Sunday, November 27th, 2016 by

How the Grinch Stole Christmas


The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Polar Express

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Time

The Snowman

Wonderful World

Fairytale of NY


Jingle Bell Rock

Let it Snow

Hark the Herald

We wish you a Merry Christmas

Jingle Bells (encore)

Remembrance Day and Christmas Music 2016 – Senior Band

Sunday, September 25th, 2016 by

Dear Senior Band,

Firstly, thanks to everybody for a fantastic Summer 2016 concert season!

It’s time to change the music in your folders to Remembrance and Christmas pieces.  I will detail them below.

Remembrance Day

Sunset, Winter Rhapsody, Great Escape, Dambusters, Magnificent Seven, Valdres, Hymn to the Fallen, Nimrod,  Blaze Away, Heart of Oak, Royal Air Force March.

Christmas at the Movies –  pieces from

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, The Little Drummer Boy, White Christmas, Walking in the Air, Carols for Band, Jingle Bells, When a Child is Born, White Christmas, Rudolf, Fairytale of NY, The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, The Snowman, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Frozen, Mary’s Boy Child, Sleighride

More pieces will be added.  I would really like us to perform Snowman this year, but it is difficult, so please practice any tricky bits at home.

Best regards







Senior Band at Kedleston Hall, Sunday 25th September 2016

Saturday, September 24th, 2016 by

BBC Radio Derby’s annual Derbyshire Day event at Kedleston Hall.

Entry to Kedleston Hall is via the main entrance off Kedleston Road. You will be directed to the correct area on arrival. Parking is FREE for all participants.

Please be seated ready to play by 9:50 am; we should be finished by around 1:00 pm.


Senior Band at Kirk Langley Field Day, Saturday 24th September

Saturday, September 10th, 2016 by

We have been invited to play again at the annual Kirk Langley Field Day. Playing times have now been confirmed as follows:

1st set: 1.15 pm – 2.00 pm

2nd set: 2.45 pm – 3.30 pm


Senior Band at Trentham Gardens, Sunday 7th August

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 by

We are playing two one-hour sets starting at 12 pm and 2 pm.

The SATNAV code for access to the venue is ST4 8AX which is the Estate Office car park.  On arrival you will need to speak to security staff to arrange access to the stage area.  The phone number to contact security is 07966 247393.  Cars will be allowed closer for the unloading of heavy equipment but will need to be moved back to this car park whilst we are playing.

Refreshments are available to buy on site or otherwise bring a picnic and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

Senior Band at the Navigation Inn, Breaston on Sunday 17th July

Sunday, July 10th, 2016 by

Playing times have now been confirmed as follows:
1st set: 2.00 – 2.45
2nd set: 3.15 – 4.00
Please be seated ready to play by 1.45pm.
Help to put up and take down the gazebos before and after the event would be appreciated as always.
You will need to bring your own chair to this event.


Senior Band at Alrewas Show Saturday 16th July

Sunday, July 10th, 2016 by

Playing times have now been confirmed. We will be playing three 30 minute sets as follows:

1st set: 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm

2nd set: 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

3rd set: 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Please be seated ready to play by 12 noon.

Senior Band at Cubley Fete, Friday 8th July

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 by

Details for Cubley Fete have now been confirmed.

We will be opening the fete as usual at 6:30 pm; please be seated ready to play by 6:15 pm.  We will be playing two 45 minute sets with a 30 minute break in between.  Approximate finish time 8:30 pm

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