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The Last Night of the Proms - 30th August 2014

On a night more typical of October than August, the band and Junior Band took part in a very special open-air Last Night of the Proms concert in the village with special guest soloist Nicola Howard. 642 more words


Youth Band Play at The Last Night of the Proms

On 30th August, Freckleton Youth Band played at The Last Night of the Proms in Freckleton. Kath Threlfall led the band in a 20 minute slot to entertain the crowds on what turned out… 24 more words


Ear Worm!!

We had a band engagement this afternoon at Mercer Park in Accrington and we played a great programme, if I do say so myself. The mix of music was wide ranging in terms of styles, moods, tempos, audience participation and so on and I think we pretty much covered most things from big band (Hot Toddy) to film music (Themes from “Gladiator”), from marches (Aces High) to singalong/audience participation (Is This The Way To Amarillo) and from classic brass band “park-job” music (Floral Dance) to classic American folk songs (Appalachian Mountain Folk Song Suite). 262 more words


Rowan's 3rd Annual Youth Brass Fest is November 23, 2014!

The Rowan University Department of Music with Rowan Prep and The Atlantic Brass Band will host their 3rd annual Youth Brass Fest on Sunday, November 23, 2014.  Go HERE for more information.

New Players Join Freckleton Band

We are very pleased to welcome three new players to the band over the summer who bring a wealth of experience with them. Andy Gardiner joins us on Bass Trombone and Paul Farrimond on the front row. 21 more words


My Week - What Happened To Summer?

So we come to the end of another week. The weather where I am has been fairly miserable for the second week now and I’m starting to wonder if we’ve had our summer. 755 more words