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Santa brings sop for Wingates

Wingates enjoy a soprano present from Santa as Nigel Fielding joins the ranks.

Wingates

 

With the departure of Matt Bolson to Leyland in early December, the Wingates Band were in need of a soprano present from Santa — and guess what?

Delight

The band were delighted that Nigel Fielding, the former Brighouse & Rastrick soprano player helped out over the Christmas period at and were further thrilled to find out that he has agreed to join with the band at Butlins where the band will compete at the Mineworkers Contest.

Graeme Hall, Promotions Manager told 4BR: "Nigel is one of the finest soprano players around and the band look forward to working with him in the future."



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