*
banner

Thomas provides Danes with rock work

Huw Thomas has just returned home from a white rock trip to Denmark to work with the Nordvestjysk Brass Band

Huw Thomas
 

Fishburn MD Huw Thomas has just returned home from a trip to Aalborg in the north of Denmark working with the Nordvestjysk Brass Band.

Intensive

Huw led an intensive rehearsal weekend which culminated in a highly successful concert in the Gug Kirke in Aalborg. The beautifully designed modern church with its great acoustic played a major part in attracting a packed audience to the event.

The programme included works by Edward Gregson and Philip , with solo contributions from Anders Larsen on trombone playing ‘Homelands’, horn player Stine Nielsen with ‘And Everything is Still’ , Kristian Kloster on bass trombone playing ‘Minnie the Moocher’ and the talented Anne Birk on baritone with ‘Carrickfergus’.

White Rock

One last minute inclusion by Huw saw the performance of the beautiful Welsh melody ‘Dafydd Y Garreg Wen’ (David of the White Rock), with the MD explaining to the audience the inspiration behind the work.

Excellent

Huw told 4BR: "The band’s work ethic was fantastic and their professionalism was second to none especially in some excellent playing in the concert. The level of commitment and professionalism on show was excellent too.

I found that the Danish take their banding very seriously and are making an increasingly important contribution to the international brass scene."

New relationships and contacts have been forged as a result of this project and the future looks very bright for this very talented bandMD, Huw Thomas

Talented band

He added: "New relationships and contacts have been forged as a result of this project and the future looks very bright for this very talented band."

Become a supporter and help make our future secure.

4barsrest continues to be a proudly independent voice. There are no paywalls to overcome to be able to enjoy what we do to keep our journalism at the heart of the brass banding world. Support us with a one-off donation or subscribe from just £2.50 per month.

Support us    


UniBrass 2021

2021 UniBrass Championships cancelled

September 30 • Coronavirus restrictions mean cancellation of original 2021 date — but hope remains for a student return later in the year.


Woolston

Report & Results: 2020 Canterbury Provincial Brass Band Festival

September 30 • New Zealand sees a return to competitive brass banding — led by Woolston Brass and title wins for Addington Brass, Nor'west Brass, Rangiora Brass and Nor'west Zephyrs.


cbso

CBSO show investment needed to reach worldwide audience

September 29 • The recent City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra concert not only showcased performance excellence but also the investment needed for successful major online events.


Albert Hall

Albert Hall safeguards against mass redundancies

September 29 • The Royal Albert Hall enters into a scheme to protect its 515 members of staff, but some jobs may not remain viable in long term.


The Marple Band - Marple Band Autumn Concert

Friday 16 October • Marple Methodist Church, Church Lane, Marple SK6 6AY


The Marple Band - Marple and Hawk Green Bands Concert Compstall

Saturday 7 November • St Pauls Church, Compstall Rd, Compstall, Stockport, Cheshire SK6 5HU


The Marple Band - Marple Band Family Christmas Concert

Friday 18 December • Marple Conservative Club, church Lane, Marple, SK6 6AY


Contest: Butlins Mineworkers Festival

Saturday 9 January • Roman Bank, Ingoldmells, Skegness PE25 1NJ


Contest: Butlins Mineworkers Festival

Sunday 10 January • Roman Bank, Ingoldmells, Skegness PE25 1NJ


Redbridge Brass

September 28 • Redbridge Brass have vacancies for first class players: EUPHONIUM. The band rehearses on:. . Monday and Thursday evenings (8 -10pm). . at:. . Former Ingrebourne School,. Taunton Road,. Harold Hill, Essex,. RM3 7YT


Haverhill Silver Band

September 27 • Haverhill Silver Band invite applications from BBb Bass players to complete our post - lockdown line up.


Loftho2000 Brass Band

September 24 • Lofthouse 2000 Brass Band would like to invite any expression of interest in the post of . . Conductor/Musical Director. . The band has a sensible concert and contest schedule with a fun, yet hard working ethos.


Dave Collins

BA (Hons) (Dunelm) I, FSCO
Composer and Arranger


               

 © 2020 4barsrest.com Ltd