There is still time for euphonium and tuba enthusiasts to join with Black Dyke stars Daniel Thomas and Harry Cunningham, as well as Besson artist Les Neish for a special 'Lower Brass Workshop' and this weekend's Black Dyke Festival in Leeds (Sunday 3rd June).
The interactive workshop at Leeds Town Hall (LS1 3AD) starts at 9.15am and goes on until 11.30am and will concentrate on the unique skill sets and characteristics required to master playing the instruments.
The talented youngsters of the Yorkshire Youth Band enjoyed their last gathering before their forthcoming performance at the Black Dyke Brass Festival on 3rd June at Leeds Town Hall.
Led by Black Dyke Band Director of Music, Prof Nicholas Childs, and helped by the continued support of Besson Musical Instruments, the course was conducted by Brett Baker and Richard Marshall.
This forthcoming weekend (April 21st/22nd) see the band fly to Switzerland to perform in Châteauneuf-Conthey, in Canton du Valai. The band will be in Bury Parish Church on Thursday and then on the 28th April we shall be appearing in Lincoln Cathedral.
Black Dyke has announced the programme of music it will perform at its forthcoming appearance at Lincoln Cathedral on Saturday 28th April (7.30pm).
Their appearance follows at the historic place of worship follows a successful Arts Council England 'Grants for the Arts Programme' award secured by the Market Rasen Band and will round off a day of workshops led by Director of Music, Prof Nicholas Childs.
The Black Dyke Band are sorry to announce that, due to severe weather conditions we have had to postpone our concert in The Hawth, Crawley today. We are working with the theatre management to re-organise the concert in the next few weeks. Apologies to all our supporters,
Black Dyke Band is the most recorded band in the world with over 350 recordings and growing every year. It is also the most successful contesting band in the world having won the European Championships thirteen times, most recently in 2015, the British Open no fewer than 30 times (most recently 2014) and the National Championships of Great Britain 23 times (most recently 2014).
Black Dyke Band have once again been succesful in becoming the Yorkshire Regional champions for the third time in succession. The band were in superb form and led by the bands Music Director, Professor Nicholas Childs who created a musical and technically oustanding performance.
The band are now looking forward to their appearance at the National Finals at the Royal Albert Hall in October