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The Guardian Concert Band is a community group of amateur musicians which was founded more than 30 years ago.

Rehearsal Location Change – Tuesday 11th December

The location of the joint rehearsal with Preston Concert Band has been changed to our normal rehearsal venue at Lytham Methodist Church Hall, 6 Park St, Lytham, Lytham FY8 5LU (map)

 

Vacancy: Conductor/Musical Director

The Lytham & St Anne’s Guardian Concert Band is a 30+piece community concert band based in Lytham, Lancashire.

Due to retirement we have a vacancy for a Musical Director from January 2019.

 

Applicants should have:

·       Relevant conducting experience

·       Understanding of brass, woodwind and percussion

·       Some knowledge of wind band repertoire

 

And be willing to:

·       Have a strong commitment to rehearsal & engagements

·       Lead rehearsals and concerts/engagements

·       Maintain a positive and encouraging ambiance

·       Strive to improve the current high standard of the band

 

Rehearsals take place on Tuesday evenings, 7.30-9.30pm throughout the year, in Lytham Methodist Church hall, Park Street, Lytham FY8 5LU. We perform approximately 12 engagements a year.

 

For further information, or to contact us directly, please visit our websites:

http://www.guardianconcertband.co.uk

http://www.guardianconcertband.uk

Auditions will take place in early 2019 by invitation.


 

We celebrate Christmas in December with

the following events:

 

Sunday 2nd December 11:00

The band will be playing at the St.Annes

Christmas Lights Switch-on event in

The Square, St.Annes-on-Sea FY8 1SB

 

Tuesday 4th December 7.30pm

A Christmas Concert will be held at Fairhaven Methodist Church

Clifton Drive South, Lytham St.Annes FY8 1DA

 

Saturday 8th December 4pm

The band will be playing at the Wrea Green Christmas Lights

Switch-on event outside the Grapes Hotel, Wrea Green,

Kirkham, Preston PR4 2PH

 

Tuesday 18th December 7.30pm

A joint concert with Preston Concert band will be held at

St. Cuthbert’s Church, Lytham Road, Fulwood, Preston PR2 3AR

 

Further details of these events can be found on the calendar page.


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Our last concert was  

A Festival of Remembrance

and held at St. Margaret’s Church, Lytham St.Annes.

It was an evening of music & readings  to

Commemorate the centenary of the Armistice.


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