Meet The Band – Peter Cowlett

Over the next few months, we’ll be introducing the members of LGB Brass. First up is our Chairman and Solo Trombonist, Peter Cowlett. Peter was born in Oxford, taking up the Euphonium with the City of Oxford Silver Band in 1968, but moved to the trombone “who wouldn’t?”. He later played with the National Youth Orchestra for […]

Windfall for LGB Brass

LGB Brass were delighted to receive a donation of £300 from the Police Property Act Fund this month, assisting the band to purchase much-needed new uniform jackets. LGB Brass support many events in and around Lewes, including their civic responsibilities covering Remembrance Day parades and the Lewes Bonfire procession. Some of the band uniforms have […]

Join Us – Cornet Player Vacancies

Fancy playing for a successful concert and contesting band. Sensible events diary, quality MD and friendly membership? We have 3 cornet vacancies, Front Row, 2nd and 3rd cornet with positions negotiable We can provide an instrument, along with interesting music and uniform. We are currently the highest ranked band in East Sussex, with a variety […]

The Mermaid Swims to Silverware

Lewes Glynde and Beddingham Brass had a fantastic outing at the scaba Spring Contest this weekend, winning second place overall in their section. Their programme began with the march “Death or Glory” by RB Hall, continued with a beautifully restrained rendition of the hymn tune “Sandon” and concluded with the magnificent test piece “The Mermaid of […]

GOAL!!

Lewes Glynde and Beddingham Brass enjoyed a cracking day in the sunshine at the Amex Stadium on the 2nd of April, becoming the first brass band to play at the stadium’s bandstand since its inception in 2014. We played to our biggest crowd of the year with over 15,000 supporters passing the bandstand. Those there […]

Wish Concert at All Saints

Ahead of our summer season, the band have been asked by the Mayor of Lewes to give a concert at All Saints this coming Saturday starting at 6.30pm.  It takes the form of a German style Wish Concert, where the audience bids to hear their favourite piece(s) played.  The one raising the most money gets played […]

LGB Brass welcomes High Sheriff at Inauguration Ceremony

The Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham (LGB Brass) fanfare trumpeters were on display this week at the High Sheriffs’ inauguration ceremony at Lewes Crown Court on Tuesday 22nd March 2016. Tony Line and Alex Emberley were playing the Sheriffs’ own Eb silver bugles, together with Jane Humberstone and Christina Kearley playing full-length Bb fanfare trumpets, directed […]

Great success for LGB Brass at Solos contest!

LGB Brass claimed a clean sweep of the scaba Senior Solos and Duets contest at St Paul’s Catholic College in Burgess Hill this weekend. Their principal euphonium player James Emberley was placed first in both the Slow Melody and Air Varie categories, playing ‘Donegal Bay’ and ‘Napoli’ respectively (accompanied by band chairman Peter Cowlett on each occasion). […]