Lanchester Brass Band

"One of Durham's friendliest bands."

Latest Pictures

North East Regional Championship at Durham Gala Theatre, March 2018
Tanfield Lea Community Carol Service, December 2017.
There was snow!!
Willow Burn Hospice's "Light up a Life", December 2017.
Dave conducting.
Stanley Entertainment Contest, October 2017: CHAMPIONS!!!!!
Gareth's swan-song as conductor.
Beamish Museum Agricultural Show, September 2017

Gordon plays O Sole Mio at the Houghall Contest, July 2017. Guess what... we were 2nd again!!!!

Beamish Contest, June 2017 - 2nd again, and best 4th section band!!
Wharton Park, June 2017

Peterlee Festival of Brass 2017 - 2nd place!

Encouraging participation at Beamish Museum, in the Pit Village Band Room
Beamish Museum Contest, May 2016

Our Band Members

Cornets:

  • Solo - Mark Draper (sec.), Roger Carr, Jennifer Tipple, Dave Overton, vacancy
  • Soprano - Dave Yates
  • Repiano - Sally Haywood (ctte.)
  • 2nd - Brian Yates (ctte.), Stephanie Jordan, vacancy
  • 3rd - Dennis D'Ugo (treas.), Cath Johnson, Tom Bartle-Smith

Horns:
  • Flugel - Rebecca Draper (ctte.)
  • Solo - Susan Hayton (chair)
  • 1st - Jodie Bland 
  • 2nd - Amanda Hayton (ctte.)

Baritones:
  • 1st - Wendy Bradshaw
  • 2nd - Brenda Craddock (ctte.)

Euphoniums:
  • 1st - Keith Barrow
  • 2nd - Martin Bell

Trombones:
  • 1st - John Tobin
  • 2nd - vacancy
  • Bass - Stuart Jordan

Basses
  • Eb - Pete Bradshaw (ctte.), vacancy
  • BBb - Matthew Raine, Richard Ellis-Hawley

Percussion
  • Ian Murray
  • James Draper
  • vacancy

Musical Director
  • Tom Gray

Assistant conductor
  • Dave Yates