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Snell to give pre-National Gallery tour

A 'Gallery' seminar talk by Howard Snell forms part of the pre-National entertainment at Regent Hall next weekend.

  Howard Snell will lead an audience through his personal musical Gallery ahead of the Royal Albert Hall action.

Plans are well advanced for the pre-contest entertainment at the Regent Hall Brass Arts Festival on the evening before the National Finals at the Royal Albert Hall.

Gallery seminar

Test piece composer Howard Snell will introduce a special seminar on his eagerly awaited composition 'Gallery' at 5.00pm on Friday 13th October, followed by a concert given Enfield Citadel Band led by Bandmaster Iain Parkhouse at 7.30pm with guest artist, Richard Martin.

Earlier in the day the Royal Greenwich Brass Band will perform at 12.30pm with the Guards Brass Ensemble at 2.30pm.

Enfield's programme will feature:

My God and King (Sharman)
Psalm 91 (Watson)

Ad Optimum (Graham)
Songs in the Heart (Leidzen)
Soloist: Richard Martin

Fill the World with Glory (Larsson)
Victorious (Goffin)
Soloist: Richard Martin

Daystar — (arr. Steadman-Allen)
All You Need is Love (Gates)

Variations on Was Lebet (Wainwright)
Glory to His Name (Ball)
Soloist: Richard Martin

Someone Cares (arr. Steadman-Allen)
Soloist: Richard Martin

Songs In Exile (Ball)
Song of the Eternal (Condon)

Test piece composer Howard Snell will introduce a special seminar on his eagerly awaited composition 'Gallery' at 5.00pm on Friday 13th October4BR


Tickets for the Festival and the daytime events, and on the evening before (Thursday 12th October), Regent Hall Band and Songsters (7.45pm) are available by calling 01223 234090 or 07710 505689


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