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New signings at Blackburn & Darwen

There are more new signings at the Blackburn & Darwen Band as MD Neil Samuel adds to the ranks with youth and experience.

New signings
  There are a number of new signings at Blackburn & Darwen Band

Blackburn & Darwen Band has announced a number of new signings.

Joining the north-west outfit on repiano is former YBS and VBS (Poynton) player Nicola Murray, whilst further additions to the cornet section are Tom Helm and Hattie Nuttall — both from Rossendale Scout Band.

Boosted

Meanwhile, the horn section is boosted by the arrival of Megan Weir, who has played with both Hazel Grove and more recently Pemberton Old Wigan JJB, whilst Kath Taylor comes in from Goodshaw Band.

To complete the list, Anne Taylor joins on flugel horn from Goodshaw where she was previously principal cornet.

I'd like to welcome all of the new players to Blackburn. There is a real mix of youth and experience which is bringing a new and fresh atmosphere to the bandroomMD, Neil Samuel

Youth and experience

MD Neil Samuel told 4BR: "I'd like to welcome all of the new players to Blackburn. There is a real mix of youth and experience which is bringing a new and fresh atmosphere to the bandroom."



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