Surtaal Celebrates!

‘Surtaal Celebrates’ is the exciting new musical fusion project by Grimethorpe Colliery Band, composer Liz Lane and RSVP Bhangra. The project, which is supported by the PRS For Music and launched this August Bank Holiday weekend, celebrates the return of live music making, and combines that with the “virtual” style of music making which proved…

New Repiano at Grimethorpe

Grimethorpe Colliery Band are delighted to announce the signing of Seb Williman as the new Repiano Cornet. Currently a student at the Royal Northern College of Music, Seb is taught by two former Principal Cornets of Grimethorpe; Richard Marshall and Roger Webster. Seb has also previously held the Assistant Principal Cornet seat at Carlton Main…

Grimethorpe premiere Elegy for Eb Tenor Horn and Band – ‘Wind Winds Coldy Blow’ via 4barsrest.com

Announcing the premiere of the Grimethorpe Colliery Band’s new piece ‘Wild Winds Coldly Blow’, exclusively premiered on 4BarsRest. During lockdown the Grimethorpe Colliery Band decided to try and steer away from the splitscreen format which has become so popular, and instead have been taking time working on some alternative projects. Wild Winds Coldly Blowis the…

Vicki Kennedy joins the Cornet section

Grimethorpe Colliery Band are delighted to announce the signing of Vicki Kennedy to the Solo Cornet bench. Vicki is no stranger to GCB having played for the band back in 2014 after she completed her studies at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Whilst a student she was Principal Cornet of Tongwynlais Temperance…