Stavanger Brass Band, the reigning Norwegian National Champion, has announced the election of a new Chairman and Board Leader.
Anders Rydberg (above) was elected to the role at their recent Annual General Meeting, and takes over from the experienced Ulf Rosenberg.
Anders is a well known figure within the Norwegian movement, both as a respected percussionist with the band and in heading the committee that organises the Siddis Championships.
Speaking about his appointment, Anders told 4BR: "It is with great humility that I take on this important role.
I want to thank Ulf Rosenberg for everything he has done as a chairman for the past decade and more, and we are all greatly reassured that he will continue to play a hugely important role as part of the board."
With the European Championship in Malmo to look forward to in 2021, we are thrilled to have recruited Anders to this vital roleStavanger Brass Band
Band spokesperson Karianne Flatene Nilssen added: "With the European Championship in Malmo to look forward to in 2021, we are thrilled to have recruited Anders to this vital role.
We are very much looking forward to the upcoming season, when things get back towards normality following the relaxing of COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines."