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Auditioning for new musical director

The band would like to announce the departure of Musical Director Mr Frank Hoyland who has led the band since June 2019, taking over from Garry Hallas. We have enjoyed contest success at Pogson Bray in October 2019 and at the North of England regional championships in March 2020 with Second place in the 3rd […]

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Movement for Good Award

We are very pleased to announce that we have been successful in gaining a £1000 grant from Ecclesiastical as part of their Movement for Good Award Scheme. Thank you to all our members, friends, family and supporters who took the time to nominate the Band!

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East Riding of Yorkshire Band Victorious at Pogson Bray Contest 2019

On October 13th the Band travelled to Elland near Halifax to take part in the Pogson-Bray entertainment contest. Our 20 minute set included Blackbird Special complete with choreographed walk-on. Londonderry Air, a Cornet Solo expertly played by James Kerridge. Wellington March, an arrangement of Coldplay’s Yellow and finally finishing with James Curnows Psalm of Praise.  […]

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East Riding of Yorkshire Band Gains Charity Status

We are delighted to announce that the Band has now gained Charity Status and has been entered onto the Charity Commission’s Register of Charities (Registered Charity Number 1184756).  Click HERE to see the Band on the Charity Commission’s website. So what will change?  Well, probably not a lot, to start with anyway! Led by Frank […]

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Frank Hoyland announced as new Musical Director

The East Riding of Yorkshire band are delighted to announce the appointment of Frank Hoyland as Musical Director to take the band into the concert and contesting season. After a few years away from conducting due to the pressures of work, Frank is very much excited and looking forward to working with us and was […]

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Departure of Musical Director Garry Hallas – May 2019

The band would like to announce the departure of Musical Director Garry Hallas who has led the band with distinction since 2016, taking over from Ian Scott. We have enjoyed contest success at Pogson Bray in 2017 and a very successful programme of concerts with Garry’s programming and compering skills building a strong audience with […]

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Autumn Nineteen Concert Series

Book your tickets for the Autumn Nineteen Concert Series at Hessle Memorial Hall. East Riding of Yorkshire Band will be playing on the 6th October and 1st December at 2pm and 6pm. We have also invited some amazing bands with concerts from the Hull & East Yorkshire Concert Band, and the Hull Big Band. And […]

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Auditions for new MD

The East Riding of Yorkshire Band would like to welcome expressions of interest to fill the vacancy of Musical Director. Please email friends@eryb.co.uk with your details if you are interested in applying. Our ideal candidate will have some experience of conducting, be able to work alongside the band and their management team and have experience of […]

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A Film Music Spectacular

Book your Tickets and join us for our Film Music Spectacular concert on Sunday April 14th 2019. Film Music featuring many well known film themes from John Williams, Hans Zimmer, James Horner and many more… during the interval the Band will be serving refreshments and hosting a raffle. We are running two showings to accommodate […]

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