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Brighouse stars help Forestry growth

Sheona White and Kathleen Gaspoz recently paid a visit to help inspire players young and old at Sherwood Forest Brass.

  The players were put through their paces by Sheona White and Kathleen Gaspoz

Star players from National champion Brighouse & Rastrick recently paid a visit to Sherwood Forest Brass to give tuition and masterclass sessions.

Kathleen Gaspoz and Sheona White delivered a workshop on the art of playing a melody and technique, followed by their own masterclass sessions.

The players both young and old were certainly inspired by the duo — from the youngest member Daniel aged 6, to Don, the 70 year old grandfather of the band.


The workshop was a result of an auction held at Hatfield Band's 'Legends Concert' a few months ago to raise funds for Breast Cancer and the Steve Sykes appeal.

Brighouse & Rastrick kindly offered the services of Kathleen and Sheona to any band that came up with the highest bid.

It was certainly money well spent for two reasons — to support the charities involved and to receive so many tips, advice and inspiration from two brilliant starsSherwood Forest Brass spokesperson.

Support charities

A spokesperson told 4BR: "It was certainly money well spent for two reasons — to support the charities involved and to receive so many tips, advice and inspiration from two brilliant stars. Our thanks go to Kathleen and Sheona who were inspirational."


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