The Band learnt tonight that our Repiano Cornet Player, Leanne Rewcastle has successfully completed and passed her teacher training with Durham University and is now a qualified teacher. During an intense year of teacher training, Leanne has continued to support the Band and has rarely missed a rehearsal or engagement. The Band would like to wish Leanne all the best in her future career and hope that she finds a position soon, hopefully in our area, so we don't lose her.
The Band took part in the first ever DLI Museum Entertainment contest held at the DLI Museum today and were awarded 3rd Place. Michael Evans was crowned Best Soloist, for the second time in two days, for his rendition of Alan Morrison's "Buster Strikes Back". The adjudicator for this contest was Alan Morrison.
The Band took part in the Ripon Entertainment Contest held in Ripon Cathedral today and were crowned Champions. The Band also picked up a trophy for Best March and Michael Evans was crown Best Soloist for his rendition of Alan Morrison's "Buster Strikes Back". I (Alan) am especially pleased for Michael as this award has been a long time coming.