Herefordshire Youth Brass Band
Brass ensembles for all standard of brass players
Standard required to join: Any standard from beginners
Conductors: John Griffiths and Liessa Price
Rehearsal venue: The Shirehall, St Peter’s Square, Hereford, HR1 2HX
Rehearsal time: Wed - Beginners 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Intermediates 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Seniors 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Herefordshire Youth Brass Bands consist of three levels of player. Junior players will begin with a session at 5:00pm with Liessa Price. They will then be joined by intermediate players at 5:30pm and finish their session at 6:00pm. Intermediate players will start at 5:30pm with a rehearsal alongside beginner players. They will then move into the main session with John Griffiths and the more advanced players from approximately 6:15pm, finishing at 7:00pm. More advanced players will rehearse with John Griffiths between 5:30pm and 7:00pm. The tutors will give indications as to which sessions brass players should attend.
Autumn 2019 session
Rehearsals: 11th Sept, 18th Sept, 25th Sept, 2nd Oct, 9th Oct, 16th Oct, 23rd Oct, 6th Nov, 13th Nov, 20th Nov
Concert: Monday 25th Nov 2019, 7:00pm at The Shirehall, Hereford, HR1 2HX
Pre-concert rehearsal on the day of the concert at the Shirehall, arrive at 4:50pm to rehearse from 5:00pm to 5:30pm
Spring 2020 session
Rehearsals: 15th Jan, 22nd Jan, 29th Jan, 5th Feb, 12th Feb, 26th Feb, 4th March, 11th March, 18th March, 25th March, 22nd April, 29th April
Concert: Tues 5th May 2020, 7:00pm at The Courtyard
Pre-concert rehearsal on the day of the concert at the Courtyard, arrive at 4:50pm to rehearse from 5:00pm to 5:30pm
Members of Youth Brass Band can also join the Herefordshire Youth Choir which rehearses on Saturday mornings. If they are of at least grade 5 standard they can join the Herefordshire Youth Concert Band rehearsing on Saturday mornings.
If they are of at least grade 6 standard may be able to join the Herefordshire Youth Orchestra, rehearsing on Tuesday evenings; auditions required.
There is no extra charge for joining another ensemble.