Regent

History

Regent Brass was formed by a collective of Brass Musicians under the leadership of Paul Fensom in 1985 and is based in the London Borough of Brent.  Since then, the band has gone from strength to strength, showcasing its talens by giving regular performances at a wide range of different events.

In addition to performing across the UK the band has toured Holland, Belgium, Switzerland, Poland and the United States.  It has appeared on both live and recorded TV and radio and even provided the brass band for the critically acclaimed film “Nowhere Boy” about the early life of John Lennon.

The band performs regularly in competitions and has enjoyed a great deal of success since its formation, rising dramatically from the fourth section to the championship section in only six years.  Winning various sections of London and Southern Counties on 5 separate occasions, most recently taking the Championship section in 2013.  In the last 5 years we have competed at the National Finals in the Albert Hall, the Spring Festival, English Masters and most recently, at the London and Southern Counties regionals finishing 2nd gaining us the invite to these finals at Cheltenham.

First Nationals appearances since 2013 (Championship). Total of 9 previous Nationals appearances (including winning S3 1988). Last appearance at S1 Final was 2010.

 


Principal Players

Soprano Cornet : David Quinlan

Solo Cornet: John Campbell

Flugel Horn: Adam Denman

Solo Euph: George Adamson

Solo Horn: Andy Collis

Solo Trombone: Paul van Uden

Principal Eb Bass: Adrian Parker

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