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National Youth Brass Band Championships 2012

posted 22 Apr 2012, 12:55 by Astley Youth Band   [ updated 23 Apr 2012, 12:08 ]

Both Astley Youth Training Band and Astley Youth Band performed in the 2012 National Youth Brass Band Championships at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.

Astley Youth Training Band, performed in the Training Band Section. Many congratulations to Sue Stirzaker, her helpers and all the young band members on an excellent performance on the day which received some fantastic comments from the adjudicators which you can read by clicking on the link just below this post.

Astley Youth Band, conducted by Toby Hobson, performed in the Intermediate Section of the championships and received a bronze award for their performance which included a super solo cornet performance by Sam Davies. You can read the adjudicator's remarks by clicking on the link just below this post.

National Youth Brass Band Championships 2011

posted 10 Apr 2011, 14:12 by Astley Youth Band   [ updated 12 Apr 2011, 15:22 ]

Both Astley Youth Training Band and Astley Youth Band returned with honours from the 2011 National Youth Brass Band Championships at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.

Astley Youth Training Band, competing for the first time at the National Youth Brass Band Championships, were awarded the only prize in the Training Band Section, the 'Training Band of the Day' award. Many congratulations to Sue Harrison, her helpers and all the young band members.

Astley Youth Band, conducted by Simon Minshall, were announced as the 'band with the most potential' in the Intermediate Section of the championships.
 

National Youth Brass Band Championships - Junior Section 2010

posted 18 Apr 2010, 08:39 by Astley Youth Band   [ updated 18 Apr 2010, 08:42 ]

Astley Youth Band have won the Junior Section of the National Youth Brass Band Championships 2010! The band collected the Boosey & Hawkes Youth Cup, Banner and a Gold Certificate of Achievement.

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