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East Park Bandstand Concert Sunday 18th May 2014

The Band enjoyed an excellent afternoon on Sunday 18th May in East Park, playing on the newly installed victorian-style bandstand in the glorious sunshine to a large crowd. Thanks to the sponsorship of Smiles Dental Hull the help of their staff, and the organisation of our band chairman, Smiles Dentist David Vivian, the band played […]

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North of England 3rd Section Champions!

The Band has had great success at the North of England Regional Championships in Darlington on Saturday 15th March. The test piece was “Partita for Band – Postcards from Home” by Philip Wilby. Our performance was rated highly by the adjudicator, Mr Kevin Wadsworth, who awarded us first place and the title North of England […]

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ERYB is No.1 Band in the Northern Area 3rd Section!

Following the success at the North of England Regional Championships in March and a good showing at the National Finals on September 22nd in Cheltenham, the Band is now top band in the Northern Area 3rd section according to the latest league tables published on all4brass.com on 24th September. The Band continued 2013 in style […]

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Final Preparations for Cheltenham

Following our success at the North of England Regional Championships in March, the Band is now building up to the National Finals on September 22nd in Cheltenham. The Band has been riding high through the summer after qualifying for the Nationals as one of two bands from the North of England. The Autumn concerts have […]

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Success for ERYB at Regional Finals!

On Saturday 9th March the Band played for the “Shirley Levitt Memorial Concert” at Cottingham Methodist Church. This was a well supported event and raised almost £500 for the Teenage Cancer Trust. The Concert celebrated the life of Shirley who sadly passed away last year. She had played in Brass Bands in the area for […]

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Shirley Levitt Memorial Concert

Saturday March 9th, 7.30pm at Cottingham Methodist Church, Hallgate, Cottingham The Memorial Concert celebrates the life of Shirley Levitt who sadly passed away last year. She had played in Brass Bands in the Humberside area for about 50 years and was playing with the East Riding of Yorkshire Band up until a few weeks before […]

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Strike up the Band

The Band’s first concert of the year took place on Saturday 2nd February at the Anlaby Park Methodist Church as part of their “Ignition” appeal to benefit the local community. The programme was well received and an excellent start for 2013. Musical Director, Ian Scott received much positive comment from the audience and said “there was some […]

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New Season, New players!

It sounds like football, but as we head into the winter season programme the Band is delighted to welcome two new players to our team – Elizabeth Hartley (Assistant Principal Cornet) and Daniel Towey (EEb Bass). Liz has played in bands for 8 years and has been with Dinnington (who featured in the BBC series […]

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Band finishes the Summer with a flourish!

After a Summer of rather mixed weather, the Band finished their Summer Season with three concerts in September where the weather was at last kind. A good crowd enjoyed the performance in The Memorial Gardens at Hornsea on the first Sunday of September. The following weekend the Band moved on to Filey. A very large audience, including […]

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