via GIPHY We wish all our supporters, band members and their families a very merry Christmas. We would like to take this time to thank you all for your support in the past year. We hope to see you in 2019!
As part of our 20th Anniversary Celebrations, we wanted to look at key members of the band and got in touch with a few people to help us. We recently asked Kathryn Rowling, a clarinet player with the group when it was established, to recall her fondest memories of our founder, Aubrey Beswick. I played for […]
Today, 3rd September 2018, marks twenty years since Aubrey Beswick first decided to set up this group. Thank you to everyone who has been a member of the band since 1998 – without the time you have given us, however long or short that may have been, the Morley And District Concert Band wouldn’t still […]
The Morley And District Concert Band is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – all raised from the 5p bag levy – being awarded to local community projects. Three […]
The band were proud to have performed two Summer concerts for Leeds City Council this year at Farnley Hall Park and our local Dartmouth Park. We played a variety of music with one of the highlights being Rachel Costello’s performance of The Wee MacGreegor, a complex solo clarinet piece supported by the rest of the […]
The band are sad to announce the departure from our ranks of two wonderful players and supporters. Bass clarinet player, Chris Maddock, and flute player, Lorraine Jones, have both found it difficult to juggle playing in a few bands and have decided to scale down their commitments. We would like to thank them for their […]
For a long while now, this site has been a showcase for the events and performances of the band. We have taken some time to refresh the look of the site today as well as update some details of our players – this still needs some work, but we didn’t want to be offline for […]