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Smithills set for BBC

Chris Wormald and Smithills join forces with Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra for BBC.

Chris Wormald

 

Fresh from their appearance on the ITV1 South Bank Show on Sunday evening, Smithills School Senior Brass Band and their MD Chris Wormald have teamed up with the Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra and their MD Ian Darrington to record a BBC GMR Christmas Special radio programme.

The programme of seasonal music was recorded at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester on Thursday December 16th and features Smithills Senior Brass Band, WYJO and four choirs from the Greater Manchester area. The recording will be broadcast on Christmas Eve at 5pm and again on Christmas Day at 12 Noon on BBC GMR 95.1 FM.



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Duncan A. Beckley

BA, QTS, LTCL, FTCL, ARCM
Conductor, adjudicator, band trainer and teacher