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NEMBBA Contest 2015

The band recently attended the Annual NEMBBA Contest and once again were winners of the first section.

Adjudicator John Berryman placing them top out of seven first section bands entered.

David Smith also won the best trombone prize for the second year running.

New Signings for 2015

The band are delighted to announce the following new signings for the 2015 contest season;

Adele Ashton – Solo Horn

Jamie Ashton – 3rd Cornet

Phil Singleton – 3rd Cornet

Lisa Hardy – 1st Baritone

Jane Andrassy – Eb Bass

Steve Scarff – Soprano Cornet

Whiston Festival of Brass

Strata Brass  continued their run of contest success with a win at the growing Whiston Contest.

The band were placed 1st out of 17 competing bands beating several first section bands.

Soloist was Maria Beazer playing Doyles Lament,with the front row of Mandy Holling,Stuart Neeve and Richard Ellis showing off their talents with Trumpets Wild.