Harrogate Band

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The Harrogate Band is a brass band based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England and was formed in 1970. They perform regularly in the local area and compete nationally in the 1st Section. The band are one of North Yorkshire's premier brass bands and are seen as a progressive and versatile band with strong community links who can provide music for any occasion. The Band have appeared on television many times on programmes such as Heartbeat, Escape to the Country and The One Show.

Recent contest performances[edit]

The Harrogate Band are currently the reigning North of England 1st Section Champions, having won the 1st section contest at the Dolphin Centre, Darlington on 20 March 2011. Not only did the band win the 1st prize, but they also took home silverware for the Best Bass Section, Best Euphonium, Best Trombone and Best Percussion Section. This victory sees the band set to represent the North of England in the National Championships which will be held on 25 September 2011 at the Racecourse Centre, Cheltenham.

Notable members (present)[edit]

Partial discography[edit]

Year Album Conductor
2011 Tea for Two Craig Ratcliffe
2006 Swing! David Lancaster
2001 Made In Harrogate David Lancaster
1999 Christmas is Coming David Lancaster


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