History

Otley Brass Band is a traditional Brass Band based in Otley, a town at the eastern end of the Wharfe Valley in West Yorkshire.

Founded in 1973 the band are proud to be at the heart of the local community. A regular series of concerts are played throughout the year ranging from summer afternoon music in the region’s parks to shows and carnivals and evening concerts.

As well as details of events which can be found on this website, information is also circulated in the local press and displayed on posters in the surrounding area.

 

Reherasals

If you are a player of a Brass Instrument (or percussion) looking for a friendly local Brass Band then please contact us through our contact form or by phone. We can assure you of a warm welcome and a vibrant band spirit

Our weekly rehearsal is on Tuesday evenings between 7:45pm and 10.00pm at The Courthouse, Otley.

Hire the Band

If you are looking to engage a local band to perform at a function then please do not hesitate to contact our band manager, via the contact form or by phone, to discuss your requirements and help make your event a success.

You can see some of the types of event we’ve played at here

We hope you enjoy Brass Band music as much as we do, and look forward to seeing you at one of our forthcoming concerts.

Otley Brass Band – Committee

Peter Earle

Peter Earle

Chairperson

Hazel Mooney

Hazel Mooney

Treasurer

Caroline Hawkins

Caroline Hawkins

Secretary

Christine Burrows

Christine Burrows

Publicity Coordinator

Sam Watson

Sam Watson

Musical Director

Emma Pugh

Emma Pugh

Band Manager

John Bentley

John Bentley

Librarian

Alan Weir

Alan Weir

Band Representative

Otley Brass Band – Members

Music Director

Sam Watson

Sam Watson

Musical Director

Cornets

Howard Naylor

Howard Naylor

Soprano Cornet

David Sexton

David Sexton

1st Cornet

Malcolm Sexton

Malcolm Sexton

1st Cornet

Stuart Warriner

Stuart Warriner

1st Cornet

Nathan Hatch

Nathan Hatch

1st Cornet

Christine Burrows

Christine Burrows

2nd Cornet

Naomi Bacon

Naomi Bacon

2nd Cornet

Alison Wright

Alison Wright

2nd Cornet

Hannah Dennison

Hannah Dennison

2nd Cornet

Zoe Hofman

Zoe Hofman

2nd Cornet

Caroline Hawkins

Caroline Hawkins

3rd Cornet

Alan Baff

Alan Baff

3rd Cornet

Lesley Bower

Lesley Bower

Repiano

Mark Webb

Mark Webb

Flugel

Horns

Mollie Renshaw

Mollie Renshaw

Solo Horn

Karen Reddyhoff

Karen Reddyhoff

Solo Horn

Alan Weir

Alan Weir

1st Horn

Gail Partington

Gail Partington

2nd Horn

Natalie Horman

Natalie Horman

2nd Horn

Euphoniums/Baritones

Emma Pugh

Emma Pugh

Euphonium

David Oakes

David Oakes

Euphonium

Rachel Laidler

Rachel Laidler

1st Baritone

Andrew Ross

Andrew Ross

1st Baritone

Janet Wiffen

Janet Wiffen

2nd Baritone

Trombones

Derek Smith

Derek Smith

1st Trombone

Caitlin Walsh

Caitlin Walsh

1st Trombone

John Bentley

John Bentley

2nd Trombone

Martin Bacon

Martin Bacon

Bass Trombone

Jack Stewart

Jack Stewart

Bass Trombone

Basses

Andrew Wilson

Andrew Wilson

Eb Bass

Richard Thopson

Richard Thopson

Eb Bass

Chris Weir

Chris Weir

Eb Bass

Gordon Haycocks

Gordon Haycocks

Bb Bass

Stephen Bodnar

Stephen Bodnar

Bb Bass

Keiron O'Brien

Keiron O'Brien

Bb Bass

Percussion

Peter Earle

Peter Earle

Drums

Hazel Mooney

Hazel Mooney

Percussion

Abbie Mooney

Abbie Mooney

Percussion

Location


The Courthouse
Courthouse Street
Otley LS21 3AN

Mobile


07885 908632

Email

info@otleybrassband.co.uk