Hade Edge Bands competed in the following Contests during October and November 2016.
In October the Senior Band competed at the Rochdale Contest in the First Section.
The band was awarded 2nd place in the First Section at the contest which involved 8 bands competing for the title.
Onto the Y&HBBA Annual contest in November held once again in Holmfirth for the second year running.
The “B” Band competed in the B section – Their first outing in the contest arena.
The band came 4th out of 6 bands competing in this section – An excellent result and congratulations to the players and
their conductor Gary Perrin.
The Senior band competed in the A Section where there was a huge turnout of 13 bands competing for the title.
Hade Edge Band took runner-up placing in the Test Piece and the Winner in the Hymn piece.
The two combined scores produced the overall winner of the contest – that being Hade Edge Band.
The band also took the trophy for the Winning Conductor of the contest and congratulations to Jonathan for an excellent result.
The winner of the Contest, Hade Edge Band, will now have the honour of selecting a Geneva sponsored player (sponsor of the contest)
who will be our guest soloist at a concert organised by the band during 2017. We look forward to organising the event and selecting a prominent venue of our choice to promote this wonderful opportunity the band has worked so hard to achieve. Further details will be on our web-site in early 2017.
Congratulations to both the Senior Band and “B” band players for their dedication and hard work over the contest period.
All tickets have now been sold for our concert on the 18th December. We still have tickets available for the 11th December. Please ring 01484 361671 if you wish to reserve tickets. £10 each including a supper.
We are holding a subscribers concert in the band room on Thursday 24th November commencing at 8pm. Everyone is welcome- you don’t have to be a subscriber to attend. Some of the music has been requested by our subscribers . Enjoy the band playing some interesting music during the evening. Please come along- Refreshments available. Admission is £5.
Hade Edge Band engagements are now on the website covering the months of October through to March 2017
Please click on “engagements” for more detail.
Tickets are now on sale, and selling well, for our two Christmas Concerts at The Carding Shed in December.
Sunday 11th December – 7pm Hade Edge Band and Hade Edge “B” Band will be in concert and providing many festive music moments for you to enjoy.
Sunday 18th December – 7pm. Hade Edge Band with vocal guests, Holme Valley Singers will be in concert.
TICKETS FOR BOTH CONCERTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE AT £10 per ticket (including a supper).
PLEASE RING 01484 36161 TO RESERVE YOUR TICKETS.
Please do not leave it late to reserve your tickets to avoid disappointment.
Hade Edge Band will be performing once again at The Carding,Shed, Hepworth on Sunday evening the 2nd October 2016. Concert commences at 7pm. Tickets are £10 each with a hot supper included. PLEASE OBTAIN YOUR TICKETS PRIOR TO THE DAY OF THE CONCERT BY RINGING ROBERT ON 01484 361671 OR MOBILE 07774 121391.
Please support Hade Edge Band in this Fundraising Concert.
The above concert has been postponed by YCR and will be rescheduled for early 2017. Once we have a new date booked we will advise all our followers so they can make a note in your diaries.. NEW DATE FOR THIS CONCERT IS NOW SATURDAY 4TH FEBRUARY 2017 – VENUE TO BE ANNOUNCED.
Hade Edge Band will be supporting the above Gala which takes place on Saturday 23rd July during the afternoon. Please come along and enjoy and afternoon of Gala fun and listening to brass band music in the heart of the Pennines and support the village of Carlecoates in their efforts to raise money for the Church organ restoration fund.