Drogheda Brass Band, current National Brass Band Champions of Ireland, have teamed up with the incredible Allan Ramsay to put together one of the most ambitious programs of music the band has ever attempted. In addition to Allan the band will be bolstered by some of the best players in banding:
Taste of Meath is an artisan food event showcasing the best of locally produced foods from the Boyne Valley and county Meath region. Organised by the Meath Artisan Producers in conjunction with the OPW, this event will take place in Oldbrige Estate and will feature cookery demonstrations from some of the county's best chefs. On Saturday, events will include food stalls, cookery demonstrations, flower stalls, floral talks, floral art, storytelling, children's garden games, curiosity cart and a children's garden workshop.
DBB School of Music are starting a new brass class next Thursday night (16th January). If you know somebody who has a child who might be interested in joining the class then please get in contact our Head of School of Music Stephen Murrayhere
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Droichead Arts Centre, Stockwell Ln, Drogheda, Co. Louth
The Drogheda Brass Band will celebrate all that is local with a concert that promises to be spectacular both musically and visually. The Band, recently crowded NIBA Grade 2 Champions, will perform music composed by former members Christy Smith and Dr Richard Rock, current member Anthony Murphy and local composer Michael Holohan. The concert will also feature the bands Flugel horn player Chris Cassidy
The DBB were crowned NIBA Grade 2 Champions in Armagh's Market Place Theatre last Saturday. The band also claimed the best Cornet Section prize while conductor Michael Maher picked up the conductors prize.
The band has won 8 Championships in 7 years (6 IABCB and 2 NIBA) which is an incredible achievement however Saturday’s victory is particularly special considering the large number of young players who took to the stage.
The Drogheda Brass Band School of Music held its annual Junior Slow Melody competition on Saturday 21st September in the DBB Bandrooms at East Coast Business Park, with participants competing in three different age categories. Students from the School of Music took part in Under-12, Under-15 and Under-18 competition sections, with every player performing admirably and ensuring a hugely entertaining show for the many friends and family members in the audience.
Stephen Murray has been named as the new Director of the Drogheda Brass Band’s School of Music. Stephen will act as the Director on an interim basis following former Director Barry Maher’s decision to resign due to work commitments.
The band would like to thank Barry for his contribution to the development of the School of Music over the last 5 years and look forward to its continuing development under the stewardship of the excellent Stephen Murray.