Last year saw all of our bands return to all of our activities in full with new members joining regularly. To get an idea of what a year as part of SHYBB can involve have a look at our annual round up...
Our pBand has now seen its founding members graduate to brass instruments and progress to our C Band. This is a relaxed friendly group for Key Stage 1 children to be introduced to making music in a group and the core skills needed for brass playing. New members are accepted every week to try a pBuzz.
Debut Band - Youth Champs
For the first time in our history we took a junior band to the National Youth Championships. We opened the whole day, first on stage to a super audience and received really encouraging feedback from the adjudicators. Bravo!
Youth Band Youth Champs
We took a 40-strong youth band to the National Youth Championships and were delighted to receive Silver Award with most of the team having never played in a contest before - onwards and upwards! There is always space for more members Grade 4 + to join this band - either as your only band or to play with an additional group for more experiences.
King Charles' Visit to Liverpool
Some of our members played at Liverpool Central Library to a crowd as King Charles and Queen Consort Camilla arrived in Liverpool to open the Eurovision stages and twin the library with the oldest public library in Ukraine. What a privilege and super experience!
EuroBrass - Eurofest Liverpool
We are joining forces with Resonate Hub Liverpool, Liverpool Phil Youth Brass, and Sefton SKY band to take a 100 piece youth band (with 3 drumkits) to play at Eurofest on the Pier Head Stage ... watch out for us on TV!
SHYBB isn't just about playing music. We take seriously the all round development of our young people helping them to become more confident and resilient. Our new Engagement officer, Molly is introducing a range of activities and opportunities for everyone to engage in with exciting news to come...