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Top six finish for Coalburn youngsters at NYBBS

Six talented youngsters from the Coalburn Band organisation have made their mark on the recent National Youth Band of Scotland course.

Coalburn
  The talented youngsters from Coalburn have become part of the NYBBS teams

The Coalburn Band organisation has told 4BR of their delight after no less than six of its young players were involved in this year's National Youth Brass Band of Scotland (NYBBS) summer course.

Top six

Jack Archibald, Hannah Archibald, Anna Biggart, Euan Court, Finlay Damer and Tilly Trickey represented the Percussion Academy, Bronze, Intermediate and Silver Band ensembles, with Euan and Anna as section principals for the basses and trombones respectively.

Meanwhile, Finlay was part of the 'Best Section' (percussion) within the Children's Band and Euan was one of three young players automatically promoted to the Senior Band for 2018.

Thrilled

Band President Alan Court told 4BR: "We were thrilled at our uptake for this year's NYBBS course, and we are indebted to the Loaningdale Trust for their financial support.

We are delighted with the progress of our youngsters and look forward to supporting them further as they continue their musical education.''

We were thrilled at our uptake for this year's NYBBS course, and we are indebted to the Loaningdale Trust for their financial support Band President Alan Court

140 youngsters

The Coalburn youngsters joined 140 young brass and percussion players from around the country for the week long course held at Strathallan in Perthshire.

The week concluded with the end of course concerts featuring the Children's, Reserve and Senior Bands where the standard of performances was reported as being excellent.

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