Comber Brass
Comber Brass

Comber Brass

Welcome to the website of Comber Brass - the name for Comber Silver Band.

 

Based in the town of Comber in County Down, located at the northwest corner of Strangford Lough, there has been a Comber band for over 110 years.

 

With many band members coming from the Comber area, the band is proud to be at the heart of the community and performs at many engagements to strengthen this relationship.

 

New players wanted

Comber Silver Band is always looking for new players but currently would welcome percussionists.



Contest success

Comber Silver band has gained their third second place at a brass band contest this year. The latest was at this years Festival of Brass that is held at the end of November in Queen's University Belfast.

This event is an entertainments contest and bands are judged on the musicality and entertainment value of a programme of their own choice.

Comber's programme this year consisted of:

 

  • 'Do the Oakland Swoosh'
  • 'Castle Coch'
  • 'Lazy River'
  • 'Stahl Himmel'
  • 'Balkan Dance'

 

To hear a recordign of our performance please click on the link below (this will open a new webpage).

 

Festival of Brass 2018

To hear a recording of our performance of Viking Age at the One Hundred and First Championship of Ireland Band's contest, please click on the link below (this will open a new webpage.)

 

Viking Age

Comber Silver Band performed Parnassus at the Brass Band League Spring Festival 2018.To hear the recording please click on the link below (this will open a new webpage.)

 

Parnassus

This is a picture of the Comber Amatuer Silver Band that appeared in the Newtownards Chronicle as the band had won the Presidents Cup, the Ulster Cup and the McConnell Cup in the year 1953-54.

 

If anyone has anymore information about these competitions, or other pictures or newspaper clippings of the band, please either email them using the link on our Contact page or they can be dropped into the band practice on a Wednesday evening.

Comber Silver Band in concert.

Website changes

New calendar events added

Link to an audio recording of Viking Age added

Events

Monday 03/12/2018 - Thriving Life Church, Newtownards

Thursday 13/12/2018 - Victoria Square, Belfast

Saturday 15/12/2018 - Comber

Wednesday 19/12/2018 - Ards & Bloomfields Shopping Centres

Friday 21/12/2018 - Ards Shopping Centre

Saturday 22/12/2018 - Comber

Wednesday 16/01/2019 - Band AGM

Saturday 16/02/2019 - BBL Solos/Ensembles contest

Saturday 02/03/2019 - Entertainment contest - Fivemiletown

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