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  • Mar 10 / 2015
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Cheshire Champions Brass – Joint Concert with The Fairey Band

On Thursday 4th June 2015 two of Cheshire’s best known bands will come together for a prestigious joint concert at Stockport Town Hall.

The Marple Band and The Fairey Band are to join forces for the first time since 1982 to help raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support; a very worthy charity.

Cheshire Champions

The Marple Band is currently the Second section national champion band, following its success playing Traversada at Cheltenham in September 2014. The Fairey Band is once again celebrating its most recent success as North West Regional Champions, which they have now won for consecutive years in 2014/15. Order your tickets now!

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  • Mar 09 / 2015
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Back to Banding – Vacancies March 2015

Bring a bit of joy back into your life and come down to The Marple Band.

We are looking for a cornet or soprano player (position negotiable) to join our fun filled Friday nights. Did you play brass years ago and are thinking of starting again now your children are older? Have your Friday nights out been replaced by a boring night in front of the television?……

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  • Mar 02 / 2015
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Marple Band Appoints New Musical Director

The Marple Band, National Champion Band of Great Britain 2014, Second section is delighted to announce the appointment of Sarah Groarke-Booth as their new Musical Director.

Following the recent successful partnership at Cheltenham, Sarah will now take up the baton with Marple at the end of November. Marple is also looking to recruit a front row cornet player so they can be at full strength and continue to strive for further musical successes as they progresses into the First section in 2015. Sarah continues as MD of Tintwistle Band, who kindly agreed to Sarah conducting Marple at the recent National Finals.

  • Feb 08 / 2015
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Countdown to Blackpool

It’s that time of the year again where the Lancashire Riviera resort of Blackpool prepares to play host to all the Northwest’s bands at the NWRBBCC contest.

The Marple Band is competing once again in the Empress Ballroom, Blackpool Winter Gardens, after automatic promotion to the 1st section. This follows the fantastic winning result as Second Section National Champions at Cheltenham last September. This will be the first time the band has competed at first section standard for over 20 years.

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