Activities

Brass band Ancienne Cécilia(Fanfare Ancienne Cécilia)
3971 Chermignon
- www.ancienne-cecilia.ch

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The Ancienne Cécilia is a municipal brass band

It currently has 80 active members and Arsène Duc is the director.

The band has played at a number of federal and cantonal music festivals in the ‘Excellence' category.

 


Brass band Cécilia(Fanfare Cécilia)
Rue du Tombir 6
3971 Chermignon
- www.cecilia-chermignon.ch

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Founded in 1917, the Cécilia brass band in Chermignon currently has around sixty members. It has taken part in various cantonal and national competitions in the Brass Band Excellence category. As well as performing at village events in Chermignon, the Cécilia has also taken part in various events in Switzerland and abroad. These have included three appearances at the Whit Friday competition in England, the OLMA trade fair in St. Gallen and the Fête des Vendanges in Neuchâtel.

La Cécilia also has a drum clique that accompanies it on its parades and performs regularly at its concerts.

Training young people is also one of the main objectives of the Cécilia, which has its own music school offering courses at all levels to some fifteen young musicians.

 


Brass band Echo des Bois(Fanfare Echo des Bois Crans-Montana)
Crans-Montana
3963 Crans-Montana
+41 79 595 21 47 - www.echodesbois.ch

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On 26 June 1933, the Echo des Bois Brass Band was formed. With M. Eugène Pralong as its energetic president, as well as development director in Montana, the compan's history started when it was founded with the first 15 musicians. In 1937, it joined the Cantonal Association for Valaisan Music. In 1973, on its 40th anniversary, the company inaugurated its new uniform. Today the Echo des Bois includes 50 active members, with an average age of 25.

Thanks to its music school, founded in 1974 by M.Marcel Bornet, the company has ensured its continuity. It trains young musicians and provides the necessary musical instruments.

 


Brass band Edelweiss(Fanfare Edelweiss de Lens)
- www.fanfare-edelweiss.ch

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The Edelweiss Brass Band in Lens currently has 76 active members and its director is Frédéric Bonvin.

 

The Edelweiss from Lens has participated in the "mixed brass band" category in four federal festivals since it was founded in 1876.