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About BAE Band Member

A Member of the band, able to add News content to the BAE Systems Brass Website

Kent Festival of Wind and Brass

Sevenoaks February 2016 We began the 2016 season with a joint concert with Maidstone Wind Symphony and the Orbi Playa Big Band at The Space in Sevenoaks School. The highlight was accompanying trombone soloist Brett Baker playing Peter Grahams Radio City, and the stunning George Gershwin’s ‘I Loves You Porgy’.

SCABA Autumn contest

Playing Philip Sparke’s Endeavour, the Band were placed third in the first section of the 2011 Autumn Contest at Folkestone’s Leas Cliff Hall on 8th October 2011. This was a particularly pleasing result on a difficult piece as the contest was held only two weeks after the Band’s performance at the National 3rd Section Finals in Cheltenham.

25th September 2011 – Cheltenham National 3rd Section

BAE Systems Brass Band qualified for the 2011 National Brass Band Championship and appeared in the 3rd Section at Cheltenham on 25th September 2011. The qualification came about by virtue of the band winning the Regional earlier in the year at Stevenage. Playing the set test piece ‘Darkness Visible, by Richard Grantham, the band finished 12th making it the highest… Read more »