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Hobbins takes over top chair

Alan Hobbins takes over top chair at YBS.

YBS
 

Following the deaprture of Alex Kerwin from YBS, the band has been quick to make an appointment in her place with the news that Alan Hobbins will take over the top chair.

In their statement they say: "The YBS Band are pleased to announce the signing of Alan Hobbins as their new principal cornet player. Alan replaces Alex Kerwin who has recently decided to leave the band due to family commitments."

Alan comes with a vast experience, which will further compliment the bands array of young talented performersMD Morgan Griffiths

Vast experience

Morgan Griffiths, the band's Musical Director commented; "The band are delighted to secure the services of Alan on principal cornet to lead the band into 2008 and beyond. Alan comes with a vast experience, which will further compliment the bands array of young talented performers."

Thanks

YBS Band concluded their statement by saying: "The band would like to take this opportunity to thank Alex Kerwin for all of her hard work during 2007 and wish her every success in the future."

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