Today marked the first rehearsal with the Desford band at the British International School in Ho Chi Minh City. Many of the members travel from around the world and come together to play at these annual tours. The two hour rehearsal allowed me to hear… Read More »Vietnam – The next instalment!
Chào buổi sáng! That’s good morning in Vietnamese. I have decided on this occasion to make a video marking the beginning of the Vietnam tour. Please check back regularly for more updates. Andrew xxx P.S – Below is a picture of that delicious food I… Read More »Good Morning, Vietnam!
Following huge acclaim last year when Alford Silver Band and the Elizabethan Singers combined to present a joint concert of Remembrance to commemorate the Centenary of the armistice of the Great War, the two organisations will combine again for this year’s Remembrance. The town’s two biggest and most popular… Read More »Musicians Combine for Alford to Remember (Alford Remembers 2019)
One of Alford’s top musicians will shortly be heading off over 6,000 miles to play with one of the country’s top brass bands in Vietnam. Andrew Taylor, Alford Silver Band’s principal cornet and assistant musical director has been invited to join the world famous Desford… Read More »High Flying Andrew Heads for Vietnam
Alford Silver Band’s Open Day in the town’s Corn Exchange on Saturday 17th August generated a lot of interest. “We had a good flow through of people,” said musical director Josh Wilkinson, whose idea the event had been. “Many tried the instruments for themselves, whilst… Read More »Good Reaction to Band’s Open Day