Musicianship and Direction of the highest standard combined with a superb repertoire of traditional and contemporary music.


Available for public & private events.

For all enquiries contact us here


Established in 1878

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A perfect balance of traditional & modern music

Established in 1878 Wetherby Silver Band has been performing for over 135 years. We are rightly proud of our heritage and our Band members display a true passion for performing live music. We are available for public and private events and have a superb repertoire of traditional and modern music.

The Wetherby Silver Band Musicians


Principal Cornet

Andrew Yeomans

Front Row Cornet

Nigel Franks


Howard Naylor

2nd Cornet

Liz Lancaster

2nd Cornet

Position Vacant

Flugel Horn

Julie Thornley

2nd Horn

Vanessa Yeomans

1st Horn

Sarah Green


Position Vacant

Solo Euphonium

Donna Stride

1st Baritone

Position Vacant

2nd Baritone

Phil Readman

2nd Trombone

John Hodgson


Eb Bass

Philip Ward

Bass Trombone

Robin Stride

Bb Bass

Stephen Ramsbottom

Drum Kit

Jack Proctor



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Baritones Euphoniums




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If you are interested in joining the Band or would just like to come for a blow please contact us so that we can arrange someone to greet you.

Current Vacancies

Forthcoming Events


Here you can find details of our forthcoming performances and news relating to our Band. We welcome all visitors and we would be delighted to see you at a rehearsal or upcoming performance.


For full details please click here


Music Live

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Solo Horn

Eleanor Lee

Eb Bass

Abby Stock-Duerdoth

Bb Bass

Michael Gilkes

The Band currently have vacancies for: Euphomium | 1st Baritone | 2nd & 3rd Cornet

If interested please contact Stephen Ramsbottom on 07759 983651 or e-mail:  [email protected]

Solo Trombone

Calvin Summersall-Frith

Musical Director



Derek Warley


BA (Hons), Band Studies


Derek studied at Rossendale College, and has had a number of different careers, most recently as brass peripatetic tutor, covering the range of brass instruments. He is also Director of the Senior Concert Band at York Music Centre. Derek has played in, and conducted brass bands for many years in and around York and the whole North-East of England area.

Front Row Cornet

Michael Bennett

3rd Cornet

Lois Gilkes


Front Row Cornet

Heather Cooper

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3rd Cornet

Position Vacant

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Front Row Cornet

Sarah Hambly


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Repiano Cornet

Helen Baguley

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