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The people that make Blidworth Welfare Band are musicians with a real passion to come together and make music for the enjoyment of others and to compete at the highest level of brass banding.

Many of the band have been members for decades making a significant contribution over the years to the continued development of the band and the organisation as a whole.

The band rehearses on a Monday Night from 8pm until 10pm in their own rehearsal room based in the village of Blidworth, Nottinghamshire and from time to time show vacancies for progressive and committed players looking to join one of the region's leading brass bands.

Flugel Horn:

Jacqui Oswin

Solo Horn:

Sandra Kowalenko

First Horn:

Janice Gregory

Second Horn:

Simon Cheetham

Solo Baritone:

Dawn​ Evans

Second Baritone:

Sam Walker

Principal Euphonium:

Lynden Cooper

Associate Composer:

Fendall Hill

Vacancies:

TROMBONE

SECOND EUPHONIUM

BLIDWORTH WELFARE BAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

 Karen Cretney (Secretary and Interim Treasurer), Sarah Emblen (Band Manager),

Sandra Kowalenko (Librarian) & Janice Gregory (Librarian)

PRESIDENT

A W Lymn

VICE PRESIDENTS

Martin Carlin, Reg Greensmith, Arthur Greensmith, Roy Rogers, John Bates, Andy Slack, John Kelvey & John Wilmott

Musical Director
Gary Perrin

Principal Cornet:

John McMurran

Soprano Cornet:

Mark Tarry

Assistant Principal Cornet:

Corey Kohut

Solo Cornets:

Graham Purdy

Lucy Vernon

Repiano Cornet:

Sarah Emblen

Second Cornets:

Helena Walters

Elizabeth Lowe

Third Cornets:

Roy Walters

Karen Cretney

Flugel Horn:

Jacqui Oswin

Solo Horn:

Sandra Kowalenko

First Horn:

Janice Gregory

Second Horn:

Paul Barrow

Solo Baritone:

VACANCY

Second Baritone:

David Ward

Principal Euphonium:

Charlotte Burton

Second Euphonium:

Sam Ridley-Wallace

Principal Trombone:

VACANCY

Second Trombone:

VACANCY

Bass Trombone:

John Gregory

Eb Bass:

David Oswin

Emily Oke

Hannah Shelton

BBb Bass:

Martin Brown

VACANCY

Percussion:

Martin Lowe

 Jennifer Barrow

Susie Woodward

Andy Shelton 

Associate Composer:

Fendall Hill

BLIDWORTH WELFARE BAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Karen Cretney (Secretary/Interim Treasurer), Sarah Emblen (Band Manager), 

Sandra Kowalenko (Librarian) & Janice Gregory (Librarian) Lucy Vernon (Social Media/Website)

PRESIDENT

A W Lymn

VICE PRESIDENTS

Martin Carlin, Reg Greensmith, Arthur Greensmith, Roy Rogers, John Bates, Andy Slack, John Kelvey & Jon Wilmott

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