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Cold Ash strengthen their ranks ahead of Stevenage

Cold Ash Brass will be boosted by new signings and returnees as they prepare for their Stevenage assault.

Signings
  The band has been boosted by their new signings.

Cold Ash Brass has announced a number of new signings and returning players ahead of their Second Section Regional title assault at Stevenage this weekend.

Grace Butcher comes in on 3rd cornet whilst the returning Nick Lewis and Nigel Searl also strengthen the back row, with Lauren James coming on the solo cornet bench.

Signings

Meanwhile, Andy Donaldson returns on solo trombone with Matthew Sanders moving from euphonium to EEb flat tuba.

Michael Clarke has joined on euphonium from Brunel Brass with Cliff Sadler taking over on solo euphonium. The signings are rounded off by the percussion duo of Lucy Stirk and James Maunders.

It's great to see so many returnees, but also players who are willing to move to strengthen the band as a whole MD Jemma Johnstone

Worked hard

MD Jemma Johnstone told 4BR: "It's great to see so many returnees, but also players who are willing to move to strengthen the band as a whole.

We have worked hard in order to prepare for this weekend and we're really looking forward to it."

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