News - 2019
November - SWBBA Contest
Under the direction of Musical Director David Johnson, we were delighted to gain 2nd place out of a strong field of 6 at the South West Brass Band Association Contest on Saturday 2nd November, playing Philip Sparke's The Year of the Dragon.
Congratulations go to all of the soloists who performed magnificently, and also to Camborne on their well deserved win!
June - WEBBA Contest
Under the baton of David Johnson, Roche Brass entered the Championship Section of the West of England Bandsmen's Festival at Bugle on Saturday 15th June, and put in a fine performance of the set Testpiece, Journey into Freedom, and the set Hymn, The Lord Bless You and Keep You.
The performances gained us 1st prize in the Hymn tune and 3rd in the testpiece which was a fantastic achievement against tough competition.
Congratulations go to Camborne on their deserved win on the testpiece.
May - British Open Senior Cup
Under the baton of David Johnson, we were delighted to gain 5th place at the
Senior Cup on Saturday 18th May.
This was our first time in the Senior Cup after gaining promotion, playing Paul Huber's Symphonic Music.
Congratulations go to all of the soloists who performed magnificently, and a big thank you to
David for doing a great job at preparing the band once again.
Congratulations to Northop Silver on their well deserved win!
March - West of England Regionals
Roche Brass performed at the Regional Championships in Torquay on Saturday 9th March.
The band entered the 1st Section, playing Symphony of Marches by Gilbert Vinter under the direction of David Johnson, receiving a respectful 7th position out of a strong group of 16 bands.
A massive thank you to David for preparing the band in putting together a great performance, and congratulations to Michelmersh on their win.