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Salford University Brass Band to dip into banding heritage

The latest concert of the University of Salford Brass Band will see the students dip into the rich history of heritage repertoire.

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  The University of Salford Brass Band will showcase music from the past, present and future at the event

Peel Hall at the University of Salford has long provided a fine setting for brass band luminaries to explore band music of the past and future.

And on Wednesday 21st February (7.00pm) it will host the University of Salford Brass Band with Conductor in Residence Tom Davoren in exploring both traditional and brand new repertoire in a special 'Heritage Concert'.

James Cook

The programme will feature music composed by two names well know to Salford graduates, Goff Richards and Peter Graham, as well as Gilbert Vinter's 'James Cook — Circumnavigator', traditional marches and a taste of the future in a premiere of a new hymn setting by Paul McGhee.

American link

There will also be a selection of exciting American repertoire in preparation for a special workshop with Prof. Michael L. Breux, Director of Bands at New York University and clarinetist on the Broadway production of Sondheim's musical, 'Sweeny Todd'.

The programme will feature music composed by two names well know to Salford graduates, Goff Richards and Peter Graham, as well as Gilbert Vinter's 'James Cook — Circumnavigator'4BR

Further information

For further information visit:

https:/­/­www.salford.ac.uk/­events/­event/­2018/­heritage-salford-uiversity-brass-band or email



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