Lewes Mayor Celebrates Band’s Achievements

Dr Graham Mayhew, The Mayor of Lewes made a surprise presentation to Ian Stewart the Band’s MD in recognition of his 50 years service to Brass Banding and the band’s successful year contest. Ian Stewart began playing trombone at school when he was 11. He joined West Wycombe Band and the Oxford and District Youth Band. […]

Congratulations Joe

Huge Congratulations to our former cornet player, Joe Knight. Joe now plays for Stannington Brass who won the National Finals for the 2nd Section. The test piece was Images for Brass by Stephen Bulla.   Read the report on the contest here This is the second time Joe has been part of a National Finals […]

Meet The Band – Alan Cooper

Next the the “Meet the band” series is Alan Cooper, our of our BBb Bass players At Boundstone School Lancing Alan was taught to play tuba by Dr King, Aedan Kearney, Peter Barrs and by top session trombone player Jack Quinn. From 1974-83: he was tuba player with the West Sussex Youth Orchestra, played with the […]

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 […]