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Marske Brass Band Receives Community Award

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Marske Brass Band is extremely honoured and proud to receive a Coastal View and Moors News community award. Lynne Nicholls of Coastal View and Moors News explained that the award was “for what the Marske Brass Band do in the local community”. Accepting the award on behalf of the band, Phil Chisholm said it was “A complete surprise and...

End of Summer Concert

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On a glorious sunny afternoon in Saltburn, Marske Brass Band performed the final concert of the summer to a packed audience. Under the baton of guest conductor Vaughan Evans, the band showcased three of our finest soloists: Soprano Cornet, Ceridwen Heaney; Principal Cornet, James Chisholm and Solo Trombone, Kaye Robertson. All three played to the highest standard impressing the...

Junior Band Summer Concert

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The Beginners (Junior) Band played beautifully this afternoon at Saltburn bandstand. The weather was kind – the rain held off – and the audience enjoyed the well structured programme which was played with the youthful enthusiasm that has become the hallmark of this talented group of players.

Cakes All Round – Thank You Helen!

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The band was in for a wonderful surprise tonight when our first horn player, Helen Peacock, turned up with a delicious tray of cakes in celebration of the trophy win at the Ripon Contest. Not only a brilliant horn player, but an exceptional baker is there no end to this amazing woman’s talents? Fairy cakes (spelling out ‘Congratualtions Marske...

Marske Wins Best Hymn Trophy At Ripon Contest

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Today Marske Brass Band competed in the annual Ripon Brass Band Contest which is held in the magnificent cathedral. The band was awarded the trophy for best hymn performance for the rendition of “When The Stars Begin To Fall”. Special mention must go to the band’s Soprano Cornet Superstar Ceridwen Heaney who played the solo “Let me Try Again”...

Marske Band Supports Jeff Stelling’s Men United March

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Marske Band was pleased to support Jeff Stelling’s Men United March today. Jeff finished the first leg of his marathon walk, in aid of Prostate Cancer UK, at Marske where the band played as he crossed the finishing line. Supporting Jeff on this first leg were former England captain Ray Wilkins and Hartlepool manager Craig Hignett. They were all...

Tribute to Terry Wogan

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Here is Marske Band’s tribute to the late, great Terry Wogan. Recorded by Gabriel Lawton, aged 7 (son of the band’s 2nd trombone player, Karl). The Floral Dance – all together now: “As I walked home on a Summer night, When stars in heav’n were shining bright…”

Christmas Party

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After almost completing their busy Christmas schedule, the band held the annual Christmas knees up. There was wine, ale, a fun quiz, games, pies and general merriment to be had by all (including a couple of our very good friends from Lockwood Brass). There are still a couple of engagements to fulfill and then the band will take a...

Christmas Last Night of The Proms

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Marske Brass Band performed a Christmas concert with a twist tonight at Middlesbrough Bowling Club.Combining a lively combination of Christmas classics and music from the Last Night of the Proms, the band played to a brilliant audience who sang with gusto and joined in the fun banter with the band and Alun in particular (who excelled himself with his...

Saltburn Bandstand End of Season Concert

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Today the band played the end of season concert at Saltburn Bandstand. Showcasing no less than five soloists, including Amy Merser who is just ten years old, the band’s performance was warmly received by an enthusiastic audience. Alun was, once again, on top form with many jokes both old and new! Soprano player Keith Morley played his last concert...