Band Info

Romiley Primary School Brass Band

The band started in 1994 under the leadership of Liz Bexon as a small brass ensemble. Over the years the band has gone from strength to strength and currently has 50 members in the Big Band and 25 members that joined Feeder Band in January 2017.

The children regularly perform at various venues such as Spring and Christmas fairs, the annual leavers show at Romiley Forum, Stockport Mayor's Carol Service, John Lewis and many local events. In previous years the band have attended workshops with American musicians from the famous Wigan Pier Festival. They have regularly played at the Bridgewater Hall in front of house before the Christmas family concert and have recorded several CDs.

Over the years the band has raised several thousands of pounds for charities.

Feeder Band

The Feeder Band commences in January of every school year and is preparing the children to join Big band in September. The Feeder Band have their own summer concert, usually in June. This concert is to show family and friends what the children have achieved in less than 12 months. We provide both our bands with waistcoats and bow ties for performances.

Children in Big Band have lessons once a week and meet twice a week after school for rehearsals.

Social Events

As well as performing we also have a fun social side. We hold events for the children which have included discos, parties, BBQs and Prom nights.

Induction Evening

Wednesday 28th June 2017
Induction evening is an opportunity for new children to come along and try the instruments. There is an opportunity to learn about how to have lessons and find out more about getting into band.

Romiley Brass Band performing for the Mayor of Stockport

Romiley Brass Band performing at St Chads
Liz Bexon

Liz Bexon

Liz started her musical career at the age of nine and was appearing regularly on Yorkshire TV to the age of fifteen. During this very busy period Liz attended Manchester School of Music for piano tuition and was given trumpet tuition by Dave Browning of the Northern Dance Orchestra. Liz was also a member of the Manchester Youth Band.

On leaving school she was a full time professional entertainer playing at venues all over the country including summer seasons at Blackpool and cruising all over the world.

Liz took up the baton 23 years ago with Romiley Primary School Brass Band starting with a small brass ensemble of six members.

Brass Band Concert Info Summer 2017

Friday 12th May - Spring Fair Romiley Primary School. 3.20pm Full band uniform
Wednesdays 17th May - Feeder Band trying on waistcoats. 3.20 - 4.15pm
Friday 19th May - Romiley Forum Concert with Werneth Concert Band. Full band uniform 7.00pm
Thursday 15th June - Big Band Junior Music 10.00am
Saturday 17th June - Stockport Plaza, Stars of Stockport - In aid of The Wellspring. 10.00am sound check at the Plaza.
Concert commences 7.30pm. Full band uniform Tickets now on sale.
Saturday 24th June - Playing in Romiley Park 11.00am
Tuesday 27th June - Feeder Band Junior Music 10.00am
Wednesday 28th June - Induction Evening for new children
Friday 7th July - Community Concert 1.45pm
Thursday 13th July - Feeder Band Concert 7.00pm
Friday 21st July - Romiley Forum Big Band Final Concert and Quiz Night 7.00pm
Monday 24th July - Brass Party 3.30pm - 5.30pm
Date TBC - Year 6 Outing