The Shrewton Band has informed 4BR that highly respect principal cornet player Di Bartlett has resigned from the West of England band.
MD Mike Dunford told 4BR: "As Musical Director I would personally like to thank Di for the huge contribution she has made to Shrewton’s success in the last five years.
Her excellent sound has played a major part in our achievements and I would like to wish her every success in the future."
I’m confident, that with his excellent musicianship, he can lead our very young cornet section and the band to further successMD, Mike Dunford
The vastly experienced Pete Bede will take over the end chair with immediate effect after fifteen years on both Bb and soprano cornet with the band.
Mike added: "I’m confident, that with his excellent musicianship, he can lead our very young cornet section and the band to further success. Our motto has always been onwards and upwards."