Sun 2 June
The world's most famous brass band returns to Leeds Town Hall for a Gala Concert, featuring the Black Dyke Band and its star soloists, plus special guests The Yorkshire Youth Band.
Black Dyke’s Brass Festival promises to be a highlight in the band’s calendar. The programme features music for everyone, including Walking with Heroes by Paul Lovatt-Cooper, Shine as the Light by Peter Graham and Black Dyke Band's new movie set Harry Potter, For Your Eyes Only, Pirates of the Caribbean. The concert also showcases The Yorkshire Youth Band, which performs Heroes of the North, a new work by Peter Graham.
The day begins with workshops. The workshops take place with Richard Marshall for cornet players, Katrina Marzella, Zoe Hancock and Siobhan Bates for flugel, horn and baritone players, Dr Brett Baker for trombone players and Gavin Saynor and Dan Thomas for lower brass players. Each workshop starts with a warm up, and explores practice regimes and sight reading sessions with an opportunity to play an exciting ensemble work.
The workshops are open to all, simply pre-register your interest by emailing the relevant person below. The cost is £10 and is payable on the day.
Cornets - email Richard Marshall - Richard.B.Marshall@btinternet.com
Flugels, horns and barintones - email Zoe Lovatt-Cooper - email@example.com
Trombones - email Brett Baker - firstname.lastname@example.org
Lower brass - email Gordon Eddison - email@example.com
For further information please contact Alison Childs, Festival Administrator, by email - firstname.lastname@example.org.
A £15, B £13, C £12, D £11
(prices include 6% booking fee)