KEMS Concert Band

Adopt a Composer pairing brings aliens to Macclesfield

I've rounded off the past year with an absolute treat of a concert with KEMS Concert Band.

Otherworldly music from Adopt a Composer

KEMS Concert Band is now back from its summer break (complete with tour to Belgium), and rehearsals for our premiere on 15 Octobe

Aliens whispering in Macclesfield

In September of last year I found that I was to be paired up with the KEMS Concert Band as part of the 2016-17 'Adopt A Composer'

Whistling martians

Fresh off our society’s 60th Jubilee concert at The Royal Northern College of Music, our return from Easter break brought us an unexpe

Wonderful sounds and humorous moments

Our adopted composer, Chris Schlechte-Bond, had already been up to Macclesfield to meet the band.  On that occasion he brought his alto saxophone a