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Who shall have the Fishy?

Graham O'Connor gets the nod to take Fishburn to Durham and the Areas.

 

The reigning North of England Regional champions, the Fishburn Band have announced that Graham O'Connor will be taking the band to the forthcoming Durham League Contest in February and the Area Contest in March.

Current Musical Director, Ian Robinson is reported to be having a short break and so the band have moved to secure the services of the experienced Graham O'Connor to fill the temporary gap.

He recently took the band at their Christmas Concert and has previously conducted the band on the contesting stage at Blackpool.

One of the most experienced band trainers and conductors on the circuit, Graham O'Connor has built himself a reputation for getting results with any band he has directed and his tally of success included a number of Grand Shield wins, Pontins victory and contest wins in both England and Wales with Championship section bands.



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