Fiona Bishop is announced as ERYB’s new MD – Starting on flugel horn at the age of eight with the Barnard Castle Band, a life long journey playing, arranging, leading and teaching music was inspired by the frequent visits of Banding names such as Goff Richards, Robert and Nicholas Childs, Gordon Higginbottom, Roy Newsome and […]
The band would like to announce the departure of Musical Director Mr Frank Hoyland who has led the band since June 2019, taking over from Garry Hallas. We have enjoyed contest success at Pogson Bray in October 2019 and at the North of England regional championships in March 2020 with Second place in the 3rd […]
We are very pleased to announce that we have been successful in gaining a £1000 grant from Ecclesiastical as part of their Movement for Good Award Scheme. Thank you to all our members, friends, family and supporters who took the time to nominate the Band!
Over the weekend of the 15th March the Band gathered in Durham to contest at the North of England Brass Band Championships. We played in the third section with our rendition of Andrew Baker’s Endurance. The band are thrilled that the two adjudicators awarded us 2nd place, which means we also get an invite to […]
On October 13th the Band travelled to Elland near Halifax to take part in the Pogson-Bray entertainment contest. Our 20 minute set included Blackbird Special complete with choreographed walk-on. Londonderry Air, a Cornet Solo expertly played by James Kerridge. Wellington March, an arrangement of Coldplay’s Yellow and finally finishing with James Curnows Psalm of Praise. […]
The band would like to welcome Maddy Bramley to the front bench cornet section. She brings with her a wealth of banding experience and has quickly become part of our band family, in her own words: I started playing cornet at the age of 12 in Worsbrough Brass band with my dad and brother. Less […]
We are delighted to announce that the Band has now gained Charity Status and has been entered onto the Charity Commission’s Register of Charities (Registered Charity Number 1184756). Click HERE to see the Band on the Charity Commission’s website. So what will change? Well, probably not a lot, to start with anyway! Led by Frank […]
The whole band would like to extend their congratulations and well done to our 1st Horn Player Lou Piper on her graduation from the University of Hull with a BSc Hons Psychology degree. Here’s to the bright future we know you will have ahead of you!
The East Riding of Yorkshire band are delighted to announce the appointment of Frank Hoyland as Musical Director to take the band into the concert and contesting season. After a few years away from conducting due to the pressures of work, Frank is very much excited and looking forward to working with us and was […]
The band would like to announce the departure of Musical Director Garry Hallas who has led the band with distinction since 2016, taking over from Ian Scott. We have enjoyed contest success at Pogson Bray in 2017 and a very successful programme of concerts with Garry’s programming and compering skills building a strong audience with […]