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Elland end on a high

Elland Silver Band end their contesting year on a high and announce that Phil Shaw will take the helm for the band in 2007.

Shaw

 

Elland Silver Band ended what has been a very busy and exciting year on a high when their Youth Band played for the Christingle Service at Halifax Parish Church on Christmas Eve. It was estimated that some 900 people attended this years service.

The Elland organisation starts off a new year with new MD, Phil Shaw leading the senior band. Phil has quite a CV having been on the cornet bench at Black Dyke and also YBS and also runs his own music services from his business in Dodworth, Barnsley.

Yorkshire Championships

Phil will lead the band in the 3rd Section of the Yorkshire Area Regional Championships. The band is looking forward to working with Phil and already the calendar is filling up for all sectionsElland Silver Band

Phil will lead the band in the 3rd Section of the Yorkshire Area Regional Championships. The band is looking forward to working with Phil and already the calendar is filling up for all sections.

New players are Lisa Holdsworth, cornet, Martin Hindle returns on 1st horn and Jonathon Bates joins on 2nd horn. Adam Heavyside has moved from Youth Band to Eb Bass and Albert Gaukroger, also from the Youth Band, on 2nd Baritone. Gordon & Sheila Eddison also join the bass & cornet sections.



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Gary Davies


Conductor, Band Trainer, Adjudicator