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Come fly with me...

You can now relax to the sound of brass on Air New Zealand flights thanks to The Trumpet Guy...

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  There will now be an easy listening brass option to relax to on Air New Zealand flights

Any passengers on Air New Zealand flights wishing to relax away the long hours with some brass music now have the chance to select Nelson City Brass cornet player John 'The Trumpet Guy' McGough on their in-flight entertainment.

John has just been selected on the international entertainment play-list of the national airline carrier with music from his album 'Two Shades of Brass'.

Stars

From today John joins the likes of Eva Cassidy, Michael Buble, Gwen Stefani, Eric Clapton and New Zealand legends Sir Howard Morrison, Dave Dobbyn and Gray Bartlett in the 'easy listening' section.

From today John joins the likes of Eva Cassidy, Michael Buble, Gwen Stefani, Eric Clapton and New Zealand legends Sir Howard Morrison, Dave Dobbyn and Gray Bartlett in the 'easy listening' section4BR

National Band

John was a part of the successful National Band of New Zealand that competed at this year's World Music Contest in Kerkrade and was also named 2016/7 'Top Musician of the Year' by the Variety Artist Club of New Zealand.



Heritage High School

Bolsover announces 2018 draws

June 17 • The draws for the 2018 Bolsover Festival of Brass have been announced.


Radio

Radio: Sounds of Brass

June 17 • More great brass band music from Phillip Hunt down in Cornwall.


Fesival

Report & Results: 2018 West of England Bandsmans Contest

June 17 • The Bugle call of victory is sounded for a 31st time for St Dennis as they take the honours at Molinnis Park, as Bodmin, Camborne Junior, Bugle, Okehampton, St Austell Youth and Soundhouse Brass Juniors claim section awards.


Ray Farr

Ray Farr to give free conducting lessons...

June 17 • Ray Farr is making his acclaimed 'Introduction to Conducting' book available free on his website.


Sherborne Town Youth Band - Sherborne Town Band

Sunday 17 June • Pageant Gardens, Sherborne, DORSET, DT9 3NW DT9 3NW


Roberts Bakery Band - Brass on the Grass

Sunday 17 June • Congleton Park. Park Road. Congleton. Cheshire. CW12 1JG


Trinity Girls Brass Band -

Sunday 17 June • Jubilee Park, Wigan Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield WN4 9BH


Leicestershire Co-op Band - Leicestershire Co-op Snibston Brass Band take cent

Sunday 17 June • Century Theatre. Ashby Road. Coalville . Leicestershire. LE67 3LN LE67 3LN


The Fairey Band -

Sunday 17 June • Playhouse Theatre. Marine Ave. Whitley Bay. NE26 1LZ. United Kingdom NE261LZ


Ripon City band

June 17 • Ripon City Band require EEb Bass, Bb Cornet and Percussion (Kit and/or tuned). We are a welcoming First Section band with a varied programme of engagements and contests. We rehearse in Ripon on Tuesday and Friday evenings at 7.40.


Glossop Old Band

June 16 • Glossop Old Band is looking to appoint a new Musical Director. We are a friendly first section band with some contesting and a good mix of concerts. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings 8.00-10.00pm at our Band Club at Derby Street, Glossop, SK13 8LP


Bradwell Silver band

June 15 • Bradwell Silver Band invites applicants for a seat in our Solo Cornet section.. Currently L&SC 4th Section Regional Champions and are promoted to 3rd section in 2019, we are a friendly, contesting band with a sensible list of engagements.


David Hirst

MA, B.Ed (Hons), LTCL
Conductor, adjudicator and arranger