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Bates shines light on Geneva National Horn Spotlight

Foden's star Jonathan Bates was the leading light in the recent Geneva Group sponsored National Tenor Horn Spotlight.

Jonathan Bates
  Jonathan Bates led the way at the recent Geneva sponsored National Tenor Horn Spotlight

The Geneva Group were proud main sponsor of the recent National Tenor Horn Spotlight led by their Development and Performing Artist, and Foden's solo horn star, Jonathan Bates.

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The event at the University of Salford saw players of all ages and abilities enjoy themselves, with a Geneva spokesperson telling 4BR: "It was great to see So many players coming together from across the UK, and the feedback following the day has been really positive.

Hopefully days such as this will be a starting point of really promoting the tenor horn as a soloist instrument and encouraging as many players to get involved with similar activities."



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Cornet soloist, clinician, conductor and adjudicator