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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Front Row Cornet required

The East Riding of Yorkshire Band (Musical Director, Ian Scott) are looking for a Front Row Cornet player. We are a friendly and enthusiastic 3rd Section Band and rehearse in Hull. If you are interested in the above position, please contact in confidence:- Mike Kerridge by email: ekimmort@hotmail.com. Telephone 07989 470776.

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Ian Scott appointed as new Musical Director

The band would like to formally welcome our new Musical Director Ian Scott. Starting life as a player for Hickleton Main Miners Band he went on to become Principal Trombone for Yorkshire Main Colliery Band and Kibworth Band (playing under Stanley Boddington and George Thompson). Ian then joined the City of Coventry Band where he […]

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