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New Odyssey direction at Aldbourne

The experienced David Hirst will direct Aldbourne Band at the forthcoming West of England Area Championship in Torquay.

David Hirst
  David Hirst will lead Aldburne Band in Torquay on Odyssey

The Aldbourne Band has announced that the experienced David Hirst will lead them at the West of England Regional Championships in Torquay in March.

It follows the recent departure of David Johnson who resigned a Musical Director after eight years at the helm.

Thanks

Friends of Aldbourne Band secretary, Gavin Dixon told 4BR: "We would like to acknowledge the immense contribution David has made to the progress and standing of the band in recent years. He always emphasised the significance of the band's roots in the village and its musical accompaniment to village life.

In recognition of his contribution, we have appointed him an Honorary Member, which is reserved for those who have made an outstanding contribution to our band."

As we start preparations for the Area contest we are pleased to announce the appointment of David Hirst are we are looking forward to an intensive February and March working with himBand Chairman Ian Keene

Intensive direction

Band Chairman Ian Keene added: "We wish David continued success and hope to see him conducting us again in the future.

As we start preparations for the Area contest we are pleased to announce the appointment of David Hirst are we are looking forward to an intensive February and March working with him.

We also look forward to our first concert of 2018 with our guest conductor Chris King of Friary Guildford Band."



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Brett Baker

BSc (Hons), ARCM, PG Dip
Rath clinician, conductor, teacher, adjudicator, editor