Category: Band

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Schools Concert

It must be about a year since we were sat in the Great Hall at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre listening to a performance by the various childrens orchestra’s from the area. Once again we were back listening to them on Tuesday evening. I’d had to come into work earlier in the day for a workshop...

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Brass Extravaganza review

What a day! I spent most of Saturday at the Brass Extravaganza in Aberystwyth.  This has been a few months in planning and a lot of hard work behind the scenes but the day was finally here and fingers crossed “touch wood” everything would run smoothly. Youth Competition The Brass Extravaganza started off with a Youth...

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Aberystwyth Junior School Proms

Morgan was performing in the Aberystwyth Junior School Proms on Monday evening. He was playing his cornet in the orchestra and singing in the choir. We therefore had an enjoyable evening watching and listening to the junior school children from the Aberystwyth area. Anna and I were at work all day and Morgan at school, but...

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Strawberry Fayre, Aberystwyth

It’s been a busy few days here with no time to blog, but don’t worry, I’ll catch you up soon. We did manage to sneak out for an hour or so to the Strawberry Fayre in Aberystwyth though. The Aberystwyth Silver Band, and therefore Anna, were playing at it, so we went along to it as...

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Wind Band Concert

After a busy day and a lovely windsurf session, it was time for a quick dinner and then back into Aberystwyth for another concert. We went to the Schools Concert in the Arts Centre last week as Morgan was playing in the schools Wind Band. Today it was the Wind Band Concert which included the Youth...

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Schools Concert

We had an entertaining evening at a Ceredigion schools concert in the Arts Centre in Aberystwyth last night. It was three concerts in one really. Windband Schools Concert First up was the Wind Band in which Morgan was playing. We even had to join in with some audience participation during the 1812 overture using paper...

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Urdd Eisteddfod 2016

Morgan’s school were being well represented at the Ceredigion Urdd Eisteddfod this year and Morgan himself was playing a solo on his cornet and in a brass ensemble. We all therefore went into school and work for a few hours on Friday morning and then headed off in the car to Theatre Felinfach, about an hours...

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Wet and Windy Marching with the Band

It was Remembrance Sunday last weekend and as usual we were all supposed to be in lots of places with different groups.  To try and fit everything in Alan got up early and went for his usual cycle and swim, although the weather was terrible and I think he got wetter on the ride than...

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