Richard Marshall BA (Hons) LRSM
Quoted at the Black Dyke Brass Arts Festival, the internationally acclaimed maestro Elgar Howarth described Richard as “the most outstanding cornet player this country has ever produced.”
Heralded as a leading figure in the worldwide brass community, Professor Nicholas Childs (DMA—Conducting, University of Salford) has rightfully achieved the highest international reputation as a performer, teacher-clinician, conductor, interpreter and advocate of new music, and producer of pacesetting recordings. Initial success came as a euphonium soloist and partner with his talented brother, Dr.
Traditional Brass "March" competition
Black Dyke Brass Festival
Sunday 4th June at 3.00pm
A Festival that promises music for everyone!
The current Yorkshire Regional Champions Black Dyke Band will host the Black Dyke Brass Festival at Leeds Town Hall on Sunday 4th June, with Gala Concert at 3 pm.
Black Dyke retains its Regional title and leads the Yorkshire Pageant in Huddersfield as City of Bradford join them, Brighouse & Rastrick and Hammonds Saltaire in London. THe band are extremely pleased about the result and also congratulate Siobhan Bates (Solo Horn) and Daniel Thomas (Principlal Euphonioum) on their individual prizes for outstanding performance.
Test Piece: 'Pageantry' — Herbert Howells
Adjudicators: Stephen Roberts and Sandy Smith
Black Dyke Band will again present an open rehearsal at Morley Town Hall, this time for the Yorkshire Regional’s Test Piece ‘Pageantry’ by Herbert Howells.
The open rehearsal will commence at 7.45pm on Friday 3rd March and will feature performances of
‘Rhapsody in Brass’ (Dean Goffin) - Horbury Victoria Band (Duncan Beckley)
‘Land of the Long White Cloud’ (Philip Sparke) - Drighlington Band (Duncan Beckley)