CSD Brass presents: Pictures and Postcards

7pm, 21st April – St. Philip’s Church Centre, 185 Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 3AN
Picture this: a spectacular evening of brass band music with CSD Brass, in which every piece tells a story. Our theme will be Pictures and Postcards, and the concert will include the European premiere of Rodney Newton’s Pictures from Yosemite, with Partita for Band (Postcards from Home) by Philip Wilby, and excerpts from Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.
Doors open at 6:30pm for a 7pm start.
Tickets £8 (under 16s free); please book online.
Refreshments available during the interval.
Contact csdbrass@gmail.com or via Facebook or Twitter for more information.



First half

Star Lake Eric Ball
Whitburn Robert Schramm
Pictures at an Exhibition extracts, Modeste Mussorgsky, arr. Rob Hume
The Cuckoo in the Depths of the Woods Camille Saint-Saëns, arr. Tom Yates
Pictures from Yosemite European premiere, Rodney Newton

Second half

Slaidburn William Rimmer
Song of the Seashore Traditional Japanese, arr. Ray Woodfield
Jamie’s Patrol Sidney Dacre
Partita for Band (Postcards from Home) Philip Wilby
The Dark Side of the Moon finale, Paul Lovatt-Cooper

CSD Brass Presents: From Darkness Into Light

7pm, 18th November – Histon Baptist Church, Station Road, Histon, Cambridge, CB24 9LN
It’s better to light a candle than curse the darkness…
As the nights draw in, join CSD Brass for an illuminating performance this November 18th. We will be playing a variety of pieces exploring the themes of light and dark, including Peter Graham’s “Shine as the Light”, Paul Lovatt-Cooper’s “Dark Side of the Moon” and an arrangement of “Danse Macabre” by Saint-Saëns.
Doors open at 6:30pm for a 7pm start.
Refreshments available during the interval.
Tickets £8 (under 16s free); please book online.
Contact csdbrass@gmail.com or via Facebook or Twitter for more information.


Black Knight William Rimmer
All in the April Evening Hugh Stevenson Roberton, arr. Eric Ball
Danse Macabre Camille Saint-Saëns, arr. Andy Norman
Stella By Starlight  Victor Young, arr Bill Geldard (bass trombone soloist Chris Ashford)
The Dark Side of the Moon Paul Lovatt-Cooper
Star Lake Eric Ball
Light Walk Barrie Gott
Light as Air Goff Richards
Mr Blue Sky Jeff Lynne, arr. Christopher Wormald
I See the Light Alan Menkin, arr. Darrol Barry
Shine as the Light Peter Graham

CSD Brass presents: Tournament for Brass and other pieces

7pm, 20 May – St. Luke’s Church, Victoria Road, Cambridge CB4 3DZ
CSD Brass will engage in combat on May 20th for an evening of skirmish and melee as we explore the more bellicose areas of brass band repertoire. The performance will include Eric Ball’s excellent “Tournament for Brass”, an arrangement of Prokofiev’s “Montagues and Capulets”, and other favourites.
Doors open at 6:30pm for a 7pm start.
Refreshments available during the interval.
Tickets £8 (under 16s free); please book online.
Contact csdbrass@gmail.com or via Facebook or Twitter for more information.

A concert in aid of Sarcoma UK, March 18th

7pm, 18 March – St. Barnabas Church, Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 2BD
CSD Brass is getting together with Prime Brass and Jersey Premier Brass to bring you an exciting charity concert in support of Sarcoma UK’s efforts to improve diagnosis and treatment of this complex disease. Come along, enjoy the music, and contribute to a worthy cause!
Tickets are £10 and can be purchased from www.ticketsource.co.uk/csdbrass

Concert poster

CSD Brass presents: Cabaret Concerto, 29 October

7:30pm, 29 October – Emmanuel URC, Trumpington Street, CB2 1RR
CSD Brass is pleased to announce our latest concert, where we will be joined by concert pianist Philip Mead in a performance of Martin Ellerby’s Cabaret Concerto. Also included in the programme will be pieces by Peter Graham and Rodney Newton, and other selections from the classic brass band repertoire.
Tickets are £7.50 in advance (book online here) or £8 on the door (under 16 free).
Contact csdbrass@gmail.com or via Facebook or Twitter for more information.

MindBlowing Charity Concert

Mindblowing is an evening of fabulous wind music being held to raise money for local mental health charities. The evening will include performances from CSD Brass, Prime Brass and the Huntingdonshire Concert Band. They will be joined on stage by our guest soloist, Duncan Wilson, who is an internationally acclaimed trombonist having played with many of the worlds best orchestras including the London Symphony and Royal Philharmonic orchestras. He has also maintained his brass band links and was British Open solo trombone champion in 2004 and 2005 whilst playing with the GUS band.
7:30 pm on Sunday 19 April at Emmanuel United Reformed Church, Trumpington Street, Cambridge

Gala Concert, CSD Brass and CUBB

Once again we are happy to be sharing a stage with Cambridge University Brass Band (CUBB) for an evening of brass. We will be playing at Lee Hall, Wolfson College at 7.30pm on Saturday 21st February. Tickets are £7, under 16s free.
The programme includes some wonderful traditional marches and hymn pieces along side classics like Prokofiev’s Montagues and Capulets (or the theme tune to the Apprentice if you would rather). Hope to see you there.