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Garry Cutt goes to Leyland

It's all confirmed. Garry Cutt is the new MD at the Masters Champions.

 


The Leyland Band have announced that Garry Cutt has agreed to become their new professional conductor. Garry recently tendered his resignation as musical director of Grimethorpe Colliery (UK Coal) Band, after 12 successful years.

Speaking of his appointment, Garry said "I am a firm believer in 'the working chemistry' theory. Having enjoyed two very special working relationships with two very different bands, namely Grimethorpe and Marple, and having worked with Leyland on one-off contest appearances, I feel I can build upon the relationship that already exists with the players and look forward to strengthening the playing personnel in general.

"The Leyland diary is not quite as hectic as what I have been used to in the past 12 years, therefore enabling me to engage in other kinds of work that I have been wanting to do for some time." Speaking for the Leyland Band, Edward Tarling confirmed that the marriage of minds between Garry and the
band "has been forged over the past two years and we can only expect his full time commitment to improve matters even more."

Edward also said that the band wished to thank Michael Fowles, their associate conductor for the past three years, for the brilliant work he has done for the band in concerts and trusts there will be "opportunities for Michael to continue working with the band. Meanwhile, we hope that Garry's partnership with the band will be of long standing."

Paul Warder
Leyland Band Webmaster

News of who will now be replacing Garry at Grimethorpe is still a bit of a mystery, although the bookies in and around Yorkshire have been doing brisk business. The names of Russell Gray, Steve Bastable and Frank Renton have been dping the rounds as have David Hirst and some other outside bets. When we know so will you.



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