November 22nd 4.00pm
Main Hall,Evesham High School, Four Polls Road, Evesham
Now in it’s 7th year, the music festival, is an oppertunity for the musical youth of Worcestershire, to come together for a day of tuition and fun. The day starts at 9.30am and budding brass instrument players, get to learn and play, in a big band with professionals. 62 students took part as well as members of Worcestershire Youth Brass Band and numerous teachers and helpers. I am told about 180 people are involved in the day. One lucky member is asked to compose a special piece commissioned for the concert at 4.00pm. This year, Rebecca Nottingham did an amazing job and got a standing ovation for her work. She played as well!
President of The Wychavon Festival of Brass, Cllr Mrs Diana Raphael, welcomes everyone to the concert.
Players from 8 – 18 take part
Conductor Nicky Daw of Worcestershire Youth Brass Band, is full of infectious enthusiasm for the players and music. Let Me Entertain you and a selection from Grease, were just 2 of the numbers performed.
Peter Farrall, presents Rebecca Nottingham with a gift, for doing a superb job with her composition of March of the Celts.
A wonderful concert. I do however have one complaint, it was far too short! Well done all concerned.