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Busy schedule ahead for European Youth players

The talented youngsters who will be part of the European Youth Band will be kept busy in Utrecht!

European Youth BAND
  The youngsters will certainly be kept busy in Utrecht

The talented youngsters of the 2018 European Youth Band will certainly be kept busy in Utrecht in May, with the announcement of a full week of concert and event appearances.

It will be the 15th time that the band, made up of 36 young players aged 18 — 22 from 16 different countries has come together — this year under the baton of the hugely popular conductor Ivan Meylemans.

Busy schedule

They will initially meet in Utrecht in the Akoesticum in Ede on 28th April for seating auditions before embarking on a busy schedule of rehearsals and events.

EBBA President, Ulf Rosenberg, said: "Everyone in EBBA and ZIMIHC (the local organising company) is looking forward to meet and listen to the European Youth Brass Band 2018 under their conductor Ivan Meylemans."

Everyone in EBBA and ZIMIHC (the local organising company) is looking forward to meet and listen to the European Youth Brass Band 2018 under their conductor Ivan MeylemansEBBA, President, Ulf Rosenberg


Wednesday 2nd May: Akoesticum Ede (Evening concert)

Thursday 3rd May: Concert appearance following the final of the European Soloist Competition at TivoliVredenburg

Friday 4th May: EBBC Opening Ceremony

Saturday 5th May: Opening Concert of the 'Bevrijdings Festival' in Utrecht
Saturday 5th May: In concert with Eikanger Bjorsvik Musikklag and K.O. Brass

Sunday 6th May: Farewell Concert after the 5th European Youth Championship

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April 21 • Make sure you get along and see the brilliant deals that can be bagged on student and intermediate instruments at the National Youth Championships of Great Britain.

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Lofthouse Brass Band - Mayor's Annual Charity Concert

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April 21 • we require a Bb BASS player to replace one of our award winning section who is moving away.. Good book of concerts and contests planned. We would also like to hear from back row cornets as we would like to strengthen this area

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April 20 • Assistant Principal Cornet and Percussionist. Having recently secured 5th place at the Midlands Area Championship Section and a new Principal cornet we are looking for applications for the above positions. The band operate a sensible diary of engagements.

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