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Brighouse welcome Murphy

Lucy Murphy is the latest female signing to join the ranks of the National Champion.

Brighouse

 

Yorkshire and National Champions of Great Britain, Brighouse & Rastrick have announced the of Lucy Murphy on flugal horn.

Unique era

The former Fairey (Geneva) Band flugel player, commented; "I'm thrilled to be joining the lads at Brighouse, in a very exciting, successful and quite unique era for the band."

A band spokesman told 4BR: "Lucy is a fantastic player and a great appointment for the band."

Lucy is a fantastic player and a great appointment for the bandBrighouse & Rastrick spokesperson

Recent first

The recent appointment of the first female player to what was the last 'all male' band in the UK made the national media over Christmas, when Laura Hirst was interviewed on 'Woman's Hour' on BBC Radio 4.

The West Riding band has also announced the recent appointments of Simon Gresswell on Bb bass, Andrew Kennedy on 2nd baritone and Alan Hobbins on soprano.



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MA(Ed Man), B Ed (Hons), BBCM, ADNCB, PGCE, Cert Ed
Conductor, Arranger, Adjudicator & Educationist