An exceptional brass band, able to reach out to the community
and to audiences with a wide range of musical tastes
Penny Souster, Senior Commissioning Editor, Cambridge University Press (retired)
Events in June
Our calendar is rapidly getting booked up for the summer so if you would like us to play at your garden party, wedding, summer fete or festival please do get in touch soon to discuss your requirements.
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20/10/2016 A great mention for our Youth Academy Launch Day in the October newsletter of Cambridgeshire Music! Interested in joining the Youth Academy? Find out more here!
26/09/2016 We were reminded recently about a collaboration the band did with Flemish singer-songwriter Flip Kowlier back in 2013 for his Album 'Cirque'. Thanks for the trip down memory lane, Bart Vanoverbeke! We found a YouTube recording of 'Angelique Zingt', one of the tracks the band features on here. Enjoy!
19/07/2016 Another summer fair programme at the Shelford Feast. And this year without the rain! What a fantastic day. I hope everyone enjoyed it as much as we did. See if you can spot yourself in the crowd here.
09/07/2016 A classic summer afternoon programme at Fenstanton as part of Fringe in the Fen. Thanks for inviting us back again this year. We had a great time! You can see some photo's from the event here.
21/06/2016 What a great time we had last weekend at the Benefactors Garden Party in Girton College! Check out some photo's from the event here. Thank you Girton for a great afternoon. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.
16/05/2016 The band has started rehearsing our summer programmes. Look out for us at local events in and around Cambridge
01/05/2016 What a terrific concert last night at Girton College! See some photos from the concert and VIP reception in our Events section
28/04/2016 MD Peter Bassano and John Wallace previewed our Girton College concert on BBC3's In Tune today
25/04/2016 Radio Cambridge, Jeremy Sallis show 3pm-5pm.
Listen out for an interview with the band's Musical Director Peter Bassano, discussing our upcoming 'Top Brass' concert
The City of Cambridge Brass Band was placed fourth in the First Section of the Leicester Brass Band Association open contest, playing Cambridge Variations by Philip Sparke.
Members of the band joined the Salvation Army Band in the Cambridge Remembrance Sunday parade, which was attended by more than 2000 people. You can just make out some of our players in the Cambridge News' photo gallery.
Robert Saxton's Sonata for Brass Band on a Prelude of Orlando Gibbons, which was commissioned and premiered by the City of Cambridge Brass Band in 2014, has been shortlisted for the prestigious British Composer Awards (Wind or Brass Band Section).