Black Dyke has acted swiftly to the news of the departure baritone star Katrina Marzella by announcing the signing of Michael Cavanagh from Brighouse & Rastrick.
The graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music and member of the award winning A4 Brass Quartet told 4BR: "I'm delighted to be joining Black Dyke on solo baritone, following in the footsteps of two of my former teachers Peter Christian and Katrina Marzella.
It's an honour to fill a seat that's had so many 'greats' over the years and I'm looking forward to a highly enjoyable and successful tenure with the band. I'd also like to thank Brighouse & Rastrick for an enjoyable few months and wish them all the very best for the future."
Michael is an outstanding player and I'm sure will be a great asset to the bandProf Nicholas Childs
Reflecting on the news of the latest addition to the Queensbury ranks, Director of Music, Prof Nicholas Childs told 4BR: "Michael is an outstanding player and I'm sure will be a great asset to the band.
We look forward to welcoming him at the beginning of the New Year after he honours his commitments with Brighouse & Rastrick."