Young Yorkshire trombonists invited

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As part of its new initiative to sponsor the work of young people, the Black Dyke Band, and its musical director Nicholas Childs, intend to form a Yorkshire Youth Brass Band with associated young composers. With the goals of inspiring and motivating young people aged 11 ??? 18 years, Black Dyke are investing in future players and composers. They will hold three workshops for players who have already achieved Grade 4. Full band rehearsals and sectionals will be given by key members of the Black Dyke Band, including Richard Marshall (cornet), David Thornton (euphonium), and Brett Baker (trombone). The day???s events will include seating auditions and action planning in preparation for the inaugural concert. * Three days of workshops: 21st May, 25th June and 16th July, 2006 at the Headlingley Campus of Leeds, Metropolitan University. * Inaugural concert performing with the Black Dyke Band, 16th July, 2006 The cost for each gathering is ??10. This reduced price has been made by the generous support of Partners Black Dyke Band, Arts and Business, Breville and Leeds Metropolitan University. Interested players and composers should contact Alison Childs - further details at the YYBB website.

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