Penicuik Silver Band are seeking a resident conductor to rehearse the band two nights aweek, as well as at concerts, public events, and contests. The Band has a long history as a communityband in the town of Penicuik, Midlothian and welcomes players of all ages and abilities. Inthe last five years, the band has twice gained promotion to the third section and in 2023represented Scotland at the British Championships. Our immediate aim is to return to and remain in the third section and to continue our annualprogramme of concerts, contests, gala days and performances at community events. Wehave recently welcomed a group of players fromRead More →

Midlothian’s oldest continuously running Brass Band , Penicuik Silver Band ( est1835) have gained promotion to  the 3rd section of the Scottish Brass Band  Association national league  after  the Scottish  national championships held in Perth Royal Concert Hall in March this year . The new  averaging system has meant a short  but  anxious wait to confirm that  the band has had the most consistent results of  competing bands in the fourth section over  the past two years. This was confirmed by the SBBA national committee last week , allowing band members to put away their calculators and start to celebrate after a 33 year waitRead More →

Thursday 7th March. We are holding an open rehearsal in the north kirk in Penicuik from 7.30pm , to help with the final push for the Scottish championships.   It would be great for the band to have a good turn out,  so let your family and friends know!  Read More →

Yesterday the band contested up in Perth at the Band Supplied challenge cup.  The band came in a respectable 13th of 19 bands.  Although we missed out on the top prize in the 4th section we are delighted with how we performed and the result we got! We could not have managed this without the skills, talent and hard work given by our Guest conductor Iain Fleming over the last couple of months.   The biggest thanks go to him and his family for finding the time to allow us to do this!!  Read More →