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Great times ahead for Wardle

Wardle strengthens links with the community and finishes 2006 in style.

 

Wardle High School recently finished off 2006 in style by playing their Christmas Eve concert to 2000 people. In total Wardle High School has enjoyed linking up with their local community over the festive period and each of their 4 bands have performed over 50 concerts during December.

The Training, Junior, Intermediate and Senior Bands all performed many Christmas Concerts including their performances at the Christmas Extravaganza with guest soloist Richard Marshall of Black Dyke. The Wardle bands performed at venues all over the North-West.

Over 50 concerts

It has been a demanding Christmas concert season and both the pupils and staff have performed brilliantly — it's a pleasure to be apart of such an amazing music departmentPaul Lovatt-Cooper

The festive period ended in style with the Wardle Senior Band playing to 2000 people at their annual Christmas Eve Carol Concert at the Huge Christmas Tree in Wardle town centre conducted by Lee Rigg.

Paul Lovatt-Cooper the Head of Music at Wardle is extremely proud of the bands achievements and told 4BR: ""It's a privalige to be working with such highly dedicated music staff and pupils at Wardle High. It has been a demanding Christmas concert season and both the pupils and staff have performed brilliantly — it's a pleasure to be apart of such an amazing music department."



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Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Wind Soloists

Friday 19 January • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE


Black Dyke Band - Morley Town Hall

Saturday 20 January • Morley Town Hall, Morley, Leeds LS27 8DX


Wantage Silver - Gary Curtin

Saturday 20 January • Reading Central Salvation Army RG1 7JR


The Brighouse & Rastrick Band - EYMS Brass Band at Hull City Hall

Saturday 20 January • Hull City Hall. 67 Carr Lane,. Kingston upon Hull HU1 3RQ


The Hepworth Band - Soprano Sarah Ogden

Sunday 21 January • Christ Church, Sude Hill, New Mill, Holmfirth HD9 7BL


Derwent Brass

January 17 • Derwent Brass | Championship | Midlands invites applications for PERCUSSION. At Derwent Brass percussion is an important and integral part of the band. We are looking for a talented percussionist, ideally with good tuned ability, to complete the section.


Milnrow Band

January 17 • *PRINCIPAL TROMBONE*. The Milnrow Band has a vacancy for Principal trombone.. Our own Bandroom is easily accessible by car (J21 M62) or by the Manchester Metrolink.


Milnrow Band

January 17 • *Cornet Vacancies* Due to maternity leave and work commitments, The Milnrow Band has immediate vacancies for 2 FIRST CLASS CORNET PLAYERS (positions negotiable). Our own Bandroom is easily accessible by car (J21 M62) or by the Manchester Metrolink.


John Ward


Conductor, Adjudicator