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Eynsford Concert Band Raises £1200 for Help for Heroes

On Saturday 30th June 2012, Eynsford Concert Band and the Malling Community Choir performed a very special concert, hosted by the Sevenoaks Town Mayor, to an enthusiastic audience and many local dignitaries at the Sevenoaks Community Centre. Held on Armed Forces Day, the concert provided a poignant reminder to us all of the difficulties faced …

Councillor Trudy Dean agrees to be Honorary Patron

Over the past 2 years, Councillor Trudy Dean has been an inspiration to the band, leading us into our now established routine of doing our best to bring music into local schools and to encourage children to learn musical instruments. Trudy’s association with Eynsford Concert Band began in 2009 when we asked for her help …

Dr. Nigel Clarke agrees to be Honorary Patron

  After 2 years of association with the band and the recent dedication of `Heritage Suite’ to John Hutchins and the band, we are delighted that Dr. Nigel Clarke has agreed to be an Honorary Patron of Eynsford Concert Band. We are thrilled to formally recognise the continued support, vision and guidance that Nigel provides to …

ECB in Winds Magazine – Winter 2009

Eynsford Concert Band is proud to have an article about Nigel Clarke’s Heritage Suite published in the Winter 2009 edition of the BASBWE Winds Magazine. Please click here to read the article. Winds Magazine – Winter 2009

Heritage Suite – A World Premiere

Saturday 10th October 2009 saw the world premier of Nigel Clarke’s ‘Heritage Suite (What Hope Saw)’ performed by the Eynsford Concert Band. The piece, based on a sculpture called ‘Hope’ by Sarah Cunnington in West Malling’s High Street was, rather aptly, performed for the first time in West Malling. The beautiful 500 year-old Tithe Barn …

Heritage Suite – Notes from the composer

HERITAGE SUITE (What Hope Saw), by Nigel Clarke, is a six-movement work inspired by the bronze sculpture by Sarah Cunnington entitled `Hope’, which is to be found on The Green in West Malling. The Suite is dedicated to and written for John Hutchins and the members of Eynsford Concert Band. The premiere performance took place …