Barbican concert
Redbridge Brass
11 times London & Southern Counties Champions
Butlins Mineworkers Champions 2009
Wychavon Champions 2015
Website by Dave Wallace
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The Living Legends concert series
We featured three world class players in 3
stunning concerts in 2013.  
More about these concerts
Top 10 placing
National Brass Band Championship Finals
help in October 2017 - the bands best result
against the country's top bands. An
excellent achievement.
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Previously with the band
Redbridge Brass at the Barbican with British Sea Power
"Redbridge Brass we’re an absolute pleasure
to work with, fantastic musicians and a good
laugh - what more could you ask?"  
Taylor (British Sea Power Management
See what others had to say about it
London Evening Standard
Spring Brass Band Festival - The Senior Trophy -
May 2018

The band led by MD, Richard Ward, was awarded 3rd place which
promotes the band into Grand Shield contest for 2019.  The band
played 'A Kensington Concerto' by Eric Ball, and showed off its
adaptability in creating a warm traditional style, with fabulous a cornet
solo from principal Cliff Pask.  
In Concert - with British Sea Power
Barbican Hall, Barbican Centre, London
A resounding success on stage and in the
BBC recording studio with this indy band
Contest News
A Stellar Performance @ Out of this
World concert
This recent family concert really did
take the audience on a musical journey.
The band gave stellar performances of
repertoire that treated them to
Stravinsky's Firebird, Holst's Jupiter
and Mars, plus popular film and show
music.  Sounding as great as ever they
delivered a musical and refined
Resident Conductor - May 2018

The band is pleased to announce that Chris Bearman has agreed to
take the role of Resident Conductor
and will lead the band on concerts
and work with professional MDs as part of our contest preparations.

BBC Concert Orchestra
The band support our friends at the BBC with a short
concert to 'warm up' the audience before the  BBC
Concert Orchestra's family orchestral favourites
concert. Held at the Magnificent Redbridge Town
Hall in June 2018 -
BBC Concert Orchestra diary   

The BBC Concert Orchestra with Principal
Conductor Bramwell Tovey celebrated the success
of music education in Redbridge through a well
funded service. Redbridge Brass are a living legacy
of this policy.
"Outstanding pre-concert event from @redbridgebrass Music by Heaton, Imogen Holst,
Williams etc. Such a great sounding ensemble, so musical, bravo"  
Bramwell Tovey (Source: Twitter)    
Richard Ward
Chris Bearman
3rd Place at the - London and Southern Counties
2019 Area Contest

Another podium finish for the band and Dr David Thornton, MD for
Brighouse and Rastrick
, who lead the band at this contest playing
the fine composition '
Seascapes' by Ray Steadman-Allen.

The band enjoyed working with David who gave insight in to the
preparation and focus to contests from his many years as a player
and MD of a top flight brass band.

Seascapes was the Test Piece for the 1988 National Finals
at the
Royal Albert Hall
and was the first time Redbridge Brass qualified
the finals conducted then by Graham Chambers.  The band
still has
four players who were in the band all those years ago!
Some recent highlights
David Thornton
Making a splash down at Butlins 2019

The band returns from a weekend contesting at
Skegness under MD Richard Ward. With the theme of
the anniversary of the Apollo moon landings the band
gave fine performances alongside archive footage of
the momentous events.  The percussion team (pictured)
produced epic  sounds for launch sequences, Indian
tabla's for a 1960's vibe and big band swing for Fly Me
to the Moon.  
Percussion team
Redbridge Music School Brass Festival -  
March 2019

Held at
Sir James Hawkey Hall, in Woodford, Essex, the music
school invited the band to appear as special guests for this
annual brass festival where more than 200 children showed
off their brass playing.  This year celebrating 50 years of the
music service.

The band w
ere very pleased to be supporting the Redbridge
Music School w
here many young players have since gone on
to lead professional careers, as players and conductors.
Festival of Wind and Brass - April 2019

The fabulous
Pamoja Hall at Sevenoaks School in Kent was
the venue for a spectacular concert lead by MD Jonathan

The band t
ook part in The Festival of Wind and Brass 2019
concert which also feature
d Maidstone Wind Symphony, and  
guest soloist
Matilda Lloyd.