Fife Charities Brass Band Competition

The band competed at the 2019 Fife Charities Brass Band Competition that took part on the 28th September in the Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy.

The MactTaggart Scott Loanhead Brass Band on stage at the Fife Charities Brass Band Contest, September 28th 2019. (c) Julie Nicoll
The MacTaggart Scott Loanhead Brass Band on stage at the Fife Charities Brass Band Contest, September 28th 2019. (c) Julie Nicoll

Drawn 17th (of 20) the band played the following pieces:

  • March: Imperial March, John Williams (arr Sandy Smith)
  • Hymn: Saint Clemant (arr Darrol Barry)
  • Test Piece: Vizcaya (arr Gilbert Vinter)

Although the result for the Test Piece was disappointing (score of 164, putting the band in 19th), results from the March (17th with 69 points) and Hymn (16th with 68 points) where much more positive and showed the work put into this display.

You can listen to the recording of the Tets Piece below.

The band will now work towards competing at the Borders Entertainment competition in early November.

Listen to the Band

Friends of the Band concert

The summer Friends of the Band concert is being held at the Loanhead Miners Club on the 30th May. Starting at 7.30pm, the Mactaggart Scott Loanhead Brass Band, conducted by Craig Savage, will play a range of well known tunes, with a number of featured soloists from across the band.

Also playing on the night will be the Loanhead Youth band and Loanhead Roots – both conducted by Alan Fernie.

Tickets are available on the door, and are priced at £6 (£3 concession).

We look forward to seeing you there.

Notice of Annual General Meeting (AGM)

The next Mactaggart Scott Loanhead Brass Band Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Thursday 10th of May, starting at 7.30pm.
The AGM will be held at the band hall, and will consist of:
  • Reports
    • Chairperson
    • Treasurer
  • The election of office holders:
    • Chairperson
    • Secretary
    • Treasurer
  • The election of Ordinary Members
  • Discuss any issues concerning members
  • Discuss upcoming engagements