Mar
10

Hammonds Saltaire Band Qualify for the National Finals

Runners up 2017 Yorkshire Regional Championships Last Sunday, 6th March Hammonds Saltaire Band took part in the annual Yorkshire Regional Championships which this year was held at Huddersfield Town Hall.

Jan
10

Ashley Higgins Announced as Solo Euphonium

The band are pleased to announce the appointment of Ashley Higgins as the new solo euphonium player with the Hammonds Saltaire Band. Ashley has been with the band for nearly

Ben in an awful shirt

Jul
17

We Say Goodbye to Two Great Bandsmen

The nature of banding means that from time to time players leave a band due to a variety of reasons. Often these revolve around work and moving away from a

Jul
17

Band Tastes Success in Summer March Contests

The band has now broken for a well earned brake at the end of a very busy summer season. As well as our successful summer concert at Batley Town Hall

Mar
22

It Just Takes One Idea

As regular followers of the band will know, for the last eighteen months we have been working with Shri Sriram ย as part of his project entitled Just a Vibration. This

Feb
21

Hammonds And Shri Take To The Sky

On the back of our recent collaboration with Shri Shriram, Just a Vibtation, being featured on several BBC radio shows we are delighted to announce that we will soon be

Photograph of Philip Varley, principal cornet of the Hammonds Saltaire Band

Jan
24

Philip Varley Announced as new Principal Cornet

The Hammonds Saltaire Band are delighted to announce that Philip Varley has been appointed as our new principal cornet player

Photo of Jamie Smith at Grand Shield

Nov
3

Jamie Smith Leaves Hammonds

After eight years with the band, and five on principal cornet, Jamie Smith has informed us of his decision to leave after the forthcoming Brass in Concert championship.

Cover of The Eternal Quest

Aug
2

Eternal Quest Featured on BBC Sounds of Brass

Following on from our recent involvement in BBC Music Day the band are once again featured on another BBC programme. Later today (Sunday 2nd August) listeners in the South East

Cover of The Eternal Quest

Jun
12

The Eternal Quest Released

The band are delighted to announce that our latest CD, The Eternal Quest, is now available for sale. This album features Dudley Bright as the guest soloist. As mentioned in