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New Signings

Drighlington band are pleased to announce the arrival of two new players to add to their ranks.

Janice Davison has been appointed to the Solo Horn position & Matt Hoyle has been appointed on Eb Bass.

Janice moved to Yorkshire 5 years ago after spending over 20 years in Berkshire. She has previously played Flugel horn at Elland Silver before moving to Lindley band on Solo horn. She is still involved at Elland with their training band.

Matt Hoyle has been appointed on Eb Bass. Matt is originally from Holmfirth & began his playing career with the Honley band. He then spent time with Hade Edge where he moved from tenor horn onto Eb Bass. During his University days he played withYork Railway Institute & following graduation, Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass. He is now working as a teacher.

Drighlington band are pleased to welcome both Janice & Matt to the band. Both players made their debuts playing at the recent Brighouse March & Hymn contest.

Musical Director Position Available

We would like to invite applications for the position of MD with this friendly but ambitious band.

We are looking for someone who would take the band forward to enable them to be competitive in 2016 and gain promotion back to the Championship section.

Confidential enquiries can be made to the Chairperson Cat Chadwick on 07714 953038 or via our website
CV's should be submitted by 30th June 2015 & auditions will be held during the summer period.

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Upcoming events

Sunday 21st June
Farsley Park

Sunday 5th July
Brighouse March Contest

Saturday 11th July
Durham Miners Gala

Sunday 9th August
Chapeltown Park

Sunday 16th August
Wetherby Bandstand