Rehearsal Schedule

Here is the rehearsal schedule for the next concert. I have structured it according to which music requires trombone so that players aren’t coming for only half an evening.  Simon

23/11 Bach suite, Holst

30/11 Beethoven Romance, Egmont (no trombone)

7/12 (St Wins) Auber, Fanfare Blues and Tango, Rossini

14/12 Christmas music, AGM and social

04/01/18 *Sectionals held if possible* Rossini, Egmont, sections of Holst (no trombone)

11/01 Auber, Bach, Fanfare Blues and Tango

18/01 Romance, Egmont, Rossini (no trombone)

25/01 Holst, Fanfare Blues and Tango

01/02 Romance with soloist, Holst, other sections to be announced as necessary

08/02 Romance with soloist, Bach, other sections tbd as necessary

15/02 Entire programme playthrough

25/02 Concert including warmup

Listen to the Ballet from Petite Suite

Sunday 5 November, 2017 A programme of French and English music. Joint concert with the St. Nicholas’ Singers, St Winfrid’s Church, Totton

Listen to the Ballet from Debussy’s Petite Suite


Are you over 18? Apply to the Dayas Fund

Dayas Fund

This is an annual grants scheme administered by Hampshire County Council – set up from a sum of money left by Mrs Hayton (nëe Dayas), a former Hampshire teacher, in her will.

These music scholarships give the chance for people, over 18 years of age, to seek support to have lessons either for new musical interests or to help them refresh previously learned musical skills in singing or playing an instrument. Applications are also welcomed from those wanting to further develop skills in areas such as composition, conducting and performance.

Application forms and further details are available from Hampshire County Council’s Music Service on 023 8065 2037 or by e-mail to  The closing date for applications tend to settle in January each year. It is a simple application process and well worth players applying .