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Interview with Mike Kilroy

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to PR Officer Mike Kilroy at the recent ABBA AGM in Brighouse.

Kilroy

 

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4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to ABBA Public Relations Officer Mike Kilroy to find out more about the Association of Brass Band Adjudicator's
commitment to ongoing professional training and development — including their first session on Equality & Diversity issues held at their AGM in Brighouse on the weekend.

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Stuart Black

BA (Hons) Music
Conductor, Teacher, Flugel soloist