Ottery St Mary

Silver Band

 

Ottery St Mary Silver Band based in the heart of East Devon are a progressive, friendly entertainment band always seeking to provide our audiences with varied and popular music.

 

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Upcoming Events

PLEASE NOTE

WITH REGRET, DUE TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS ALL REHEARSALS AND EVENTS ARE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Summer 2020

Summer Evening Concerts

Listen to band in the beautiful surroundings of Sidmouth Connaught Gardens. Starting May 2020, see our engagements page for other dates! 

About Us

Led by musical director Andrew Harris the players vary in age from 11 to “much older” and come from a variety of backgrounds.

The band is availible for a variety of events such as fetes, arranged concerts, charity events, carnivals, church events, christmas concerts etc etc.

Currently we rehearse at “The Station” in Ottery St Mary Mary on a Thursday evening between 1930 and 2130. There is also a training band (Brass Class) that rehearse in the Old Band Room in Ottery on a Monday evening between 1930 and 2030.

We are continually seeking new players and currently have a number of vacancies, if you are interested in coming to a practice night you would be made very welcome, for further information please contact us

Latest News

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 instruments...

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 anything;...