Author: David Roberts

3rd and 4th Section Test Piece Workshop

Our annual test piece workshop for 3rd and 4th section bands will be held on 4th February at Yarnton Village Hall. This year, the 4th section will be led by Stan Lippeatt (11am to 1pm), and the 3rd section by John Roberts (2pm to 4pm). Although the music studied will be this year’s area test pieces, it is a great opportunity everybody to hear how a top adjudicator and conductor would prepare for a major work.

It is free to those people who wish to play in the bands for each section, although audience members will be charged £5 admission. Refreshments will be available. If you wish to play in the band for either section, please contact us below. It is open to all players, although priority will be given to members of ODBBA member bands.

Winter Contest 2018

Entries are now being accepted for the ODBBA Winter Contest, on 24th and 25th February 2018. This year, the 4th, 2nd and Championship sections will play on the Saturday, with the unregistered, 3rd and 1st sections on the Sunday. Entry forms and rules can be downloaded from here