Band Social

The OSMSB annual social was held this year in the Lamb and Flag and members of the band had a great time whilst enjoying a tasty meal. Thanks go to the friendly restaurant staff and to Ian and Danuta for organising the event.

Gazette Article

Christmas with the Silver Band on 15 December The Silver Band looks forward to welcoming you to our Christmas Concert at The Institute at 7.30pm on Saturday 15 December. You’ll be able to enjoy a variety of well-known Christmas carols and tunes such as “It’s...

3rd August 2014 – World War 1 commemoration at Beer

The band was honoured to be asked to take part in an event at Beer in remembrance of the men that had left Beer a hundred years earlier to fight in WW1 . We marched to the church followed by serving members of the armed forces and some descendants of the soldiers that...

August 2014

Many thanks to everyone who came along to listen to the Brass Class concert on 20 July and to eat the delicious cream tea. Hopefully, you enjoyed the solos and the wide variety of band music including well-known pieces such as Mamma Mia, Pirates of the Caribbean and a...

July 2014 – Brass Class Cream Tea

You may well know that Ottery has two brass bands – the Silver Band and Brass Class. You may also know that brass instruments come in two colours – silver and brass. Is that the difference between the bands – silver instruments in the Silver Band and brass...

June 2014

Those of you lucky enough to live within shouting distance of the Feoffee Room may have noticed an interesting phenomenon on Silver Band practice night – strange gaps in the music when no-one plays. Those gaps aren’t really where the composer forgot to write...

January 2014

With the decorations safely packed away , its now time to reflect on recent events. The band had an extremely successful and busy Christmas period. The concert was a great evening with the switch to a Friday  proving very popular with the audience. The Brass Class...

An influx of young talent from Brass Class

Regular readers and followers of the band will know that it wasn’t to long ago that we were short of players and were actively recruiting. How times change. An influx of young talent from Brass Class – the bands training band – and the interest from others who have...