• Brighton and Hove City Brass
    Welcome to our website! Read on to find out more about us, our members and where you can see us perform
  • Brighton and Hove City Brass
    We are a friendly brass band based in Brighton and Hove in Sussex, UK
  • Brighton and Hove City Brass
    We perform at a wide variety of venues and events in Brighton, Sussex and beyond
  • Brighton and Hove City Brass
    We take part in several contests and competitions each year. We currently compete in the Third Section
  • Brighton and Hove City Brass
    New members are always welcome - a list of current vacancies can be found on our 'join us' page
  • Brighton and Hove City Brass
    We also play in smaller groups for events such Christmas carolling and Octoberfest oompah!

The horns provide the warm sound in the middle of the band. Four places make up the horn section, a Flugel Horn (B-flat) and three Tenor Horns (E-flat).

 

Liz Price - Flugel Horn

Biography to follow

 

Jenny Ireland - Solo Horn

Jenny joined the band back in 1988 on cornet having played for her local band since the age of 8. She started on 2nd cornet and worked her way up to the position of 2nd man down for a number of years, even doing a stint on principal. She joined Horsham band in 2000 as 2nd man down and progressed to principal at Hangleton band in 2002.

In 2003 Jenny decided to hang up her cornet after 21 years and take up the tenor horn, taking the position of Solo Horn at Brighton but has also been known to fill spaces on Euphonium, Cornet and Flugel when needed. In November 2014 Jenny very kindly agreed to temporarily move to cover the Solo Cornet line. She is married to Jon Ireland our percussionist.

 

Jenny Ranger - 1st Horn

Jenny started playing Tenor Horn at the age of 8 through lessons provided in primary school. After moving to Derbyshire when 10 she played for a short time for Ireland Colliery B band before joining the school senior band when she started secondary school. She then played for Darley Dale band for a few years before taking a break while at University. She moved to Brighton in 2001 and joined the band on 2nd Horn. Since then she has worked up to Solo Horn and then moved to Baritone in 2012. As a day job Jenny works for American Express as a Senior Business Analyst.

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