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Newstead set for testing time

Newstead Brass are set to open 2007 with a work out on the Regional testpieces.



Duncan Beckley and Newstead Brass begin the new year by extending their partnership with the Midland’s area of the National Association of Brass Band Conductors (NABBC) for the annual workshop on the chosen test pieces for the 2007 regional championships.

Duncan will work alongside John Roberts to give insights into the test pieces,‘The Seasons’, 'Prelude and Jubilate' and ‘Carnival’.

The workshop will take place on Sunday 7th January at the Newstead Miners Welfare & Community Centre starting at 11.00am for the Section 4 test piece with Sections 3 and 2 following on. The venue is on Tilford Road, Newstead, NG15 0BU for those with shiny new SATNAV from Santa, or follow signs for the railway station from the A611 if you weren’t so lucky.

Refreshments will be available throughout the day.

Please contact Brian Draper (NABBC) for more details on 01623 462320.


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Musician | Trombonist | Educator