Ash grew up in a dance school based in Cambridge (he literally grew up there as his mum owns it). His grandmother is also an incredibly talented concert pianist so you could say he was ‘born into’ the Performing Arts.
Sam Pudney is a 24 year old singer based in Cambridgeshire and Norfolk. Sam started pursuing his music career in 2010 and is heavily inspired by big band music, singing his own take of songs by the likes of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bobby Darin, MichaelBuble and more.
Well! What a start to the year. Our first concert and what a success!
It was a new format for us, billed as ‘HCB’s Got Talent’, with several band members performing solos alongside the band.
The Huntingdonshire Concert Band ( HCB ) were delighted to present last week a cheque to SSAFA ( the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association- Forces Help ) after raising a net £5000 at their Massed Band Concert with the Band of the Irish Guards 18th November 2017.
We’re not quite sold out for Massed Bands but you’ll need to move quickly to secure seat A1!
What are we rehearsing for? Without doubt the biggest event in our calendar is the bi-annual event of Massed Bands, it’s important to me that we match the standard of the Irish Guards; no mean feet but we’ve proved that we can sit with one of the best military bands[…]
Huntingdonshire Concert Band (HCB) hopes to raise another huge amount for SSAFA (the armed forces charity) from their massed bands concert with the Band of the Irish Guards, to take their total raised in the last 6 years to £18k. The massed bands concert will feature over 80 musicians on[…]
Earlier this year, several of our band members took part in a Dementia Friends training session. This session enabled us to understand what it means to ‘live well with dementia and what we can do as an organisation to provide opportunities for those living with dementia. As a community wind band, our aim[…]
… and the band is sounding pretty sweet too!
It’s been a long time coming… ..but we’ve finally launched our new website. Hopefully this one will be easier to maintain!