A BARITONE player who has dedicated 61 years of his life to playing in the Aldbourne Band has been honoured by his fellow bandmates.
THE Aldbourne Band recently competed in the finals of the National Brass Band Championships at the Royal Albert Hall. They finished in ninth place out of 20 bands, achieving their highest ever position in this competition in their 156 year history.
Musicians in the prize-winning Aldbourne Band are going back to school in the hope of persuading pupils to join its embryonic junior section.
Aldbourne Band is holding a concert with a French theme in Marlborough on Saturday May 7 at the Theatre on the Hill at St John’s School, having recently qualified for the national brass band championships.
THE Aldbourne Band has been welcoming lots of faces new and old, including the return of David Johnson as their musical director.
Aldbourne Band is marching all the way to the top after coming first in the South West Brass Band Association’s annual championships.
Brass band members have been celebrating after winning a top spot at a national competition.
Aldbourne Band was placed first out of 15 in the West of England Regional Championships in Torquay on Saturday.
Aldbourne Band celebrate 50 golden years with an anniversary concert at 7.30pm in the Immanuel Church, Upham Road, Swindon on Saturday.