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  • Sep 26 / 2016
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Marple Band Appoints Musical Director

The Marple Band is delighted to announce the appointment of Stephen Curtis as its new Musical Director.

Stephen’s passion for brass bands began during his time at the Abraham Darby School in Telford. This led to him gaining a place on the Band Musicianship course at The University of Salford in 1996, where he studied conducting under Prof. David King and Dr. Roy Newsome.

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  • Sep 03 / 2016
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Come and Join Us

Are you a brass player looking for a new challenge or maybe a student relocating to the Stockport area? If so, we have just what you are looking for.

The Marple Band has a rare opportunity to recruit:

  • Solo horn
  • Cornet players
  • 2nd Euphonium
  • E flat Bass

If you are interested in joining a band that rehearses once a week on a Friday night, contact our Bandmaster Howard Groves:

e:   marplebandmaster@gmail.com

m:   07784 931707

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  • Sep 03 / 2016
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Help Raise Funds with Nationwide

There are lots of ways to help The Marple Band raise much needed funds for instruments, music and uniforms. One such way is to nominate the band at your local Nationwide Building Society branch.

To do this, simply call into your Nationwide branch as many times as you can before the end of September. You will be given a counter to nominate a local charity so please put your counter in the box for The Marple Band.  You can nominate us as many time as you visit and the more counters we get increases out chances of getting a much needed donation from The Nationwide.

Participating branches include:

  • Marple
  • Cheadle
  • Sale
  • Stretford
  • Altrincham
  • Salford

Thanks to all our followers for your continued support.

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  • Jun 14 / 2016
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Keep Smiling Through – Marple Bridge Street Party a Success

Beneath rain-soaked gazebos and with soggy pork pies and union flags in hand, the residents of Marple Bridge were determined to celebrate the 90th birthday of our queen.

It had rained for most of the day but the ebbing and flowing community had only mildly dampened spirits whilst being entertained by a DJ and live music from the John Cooper band. Then (thankfully), shortly before 3pm, as if by royal decree, the rain abated, skies brightened and the Marple Band took to the stage.

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