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Top triple for Double champions

Brighouse & Rastrick announce trio of signings for 2012.

Brighosuse

 

Double Yorkshire and National Champion Brighouse & Rastrick, has announced three key January signings.

Solo horn

Leah Williams joins on solo horn from Carlton Main Frickley Colliery.

Originally from South Wales, Leah studied music at Salford University and was previously solo horn at Ynyshir Welfare, Tylorstown and Tredegar before her appointment at Carlton Main in 2007.

Leah told 4BR: "Although I am extremely excited about the move, I would like to thank everybody involved with Carlton Main for giving me the opportunity to play with such a wonderful, hardworking set of people. I wish Phillip McCann, the band and everybody associated with Frickley all the very best for the future."

we look forward to another exciting year which will not only see us defend our National title, but also travel to a number of European destinations and once again join forces with The Unthanks for a further series of concertsPaul Beaumont

Tromboine and horn

Meanwhile, Danny Brookes will be joining on solo trombone from Leyland. Danny, who holds a Masters Degree in music performance, has previously played with YBS, Sellers and Todmorden Old.

Completing the trio is Andy Moore who joins on first horn, also from Leyland.

Talking to 4BR the new signings added that they were looking forward to the new contesting year. Danny added, “The band are a fantastic bunch of people and the opportunity to work with them and Dave King was too good to turn down.”

Exciting year ahead

Paul Beaumont, President of B&R told 4BR: "We are pleased to greet these extremely talented individuals to the team as we look forward to another exciting year which will not only see us defend our National title, but also travel to a number of European destinations and once again join forces with The Unthanks for a further series of concerts in this innovative and ground breaking series."



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Dr. Stephen Arthur Allen

D. Phil. (Oxon) [Ph.D Oxford University], GBSM, LTCL, ABSM, ALCM, Cert. Ed.