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This Saturday is the BTS day in Lancashire. Here are the latest details to whet appetites.

The British Trombone Society presents:

A spectacular day of trombone music and playing, at Bury Church, Bury, Lancashire on Saturday 19th July 2008 from 10.00 am to 9.00 pm.

The two themes of the day are:

Contemporary music for trombone
The trombone in the brass band

Artists confirmed include:
* Bob Hughes Royal Academy of Music Trombone Professor
* Brett Baker Principal trombone of the Black Dyke Brass Band
* The Stockport Brass (Formerly BT Band), Musical Director Michael Fowles
* Peter Moore winner of the BBC Young Musician of the Year 2008
* Stephen Sykes Principal Trombone of the Leyland Band
* Lorna MacDonald Bass Trombonist with Bones Apart
* Nicholas Hudson soloist, formerly of Fodens and Faireys Bands
* The Black Dyke Band Trombone Quartet

The programme for the day is as follows:

10.00 am Introduction and massed trombone choir led by Bob Hughes

11.15 am Brett Baker. Demonstration and discussion of Brass Band repertoire and new compositions

12.15 lunch

1.00pm Nick Hudson Recital / Workshop

2.00pm: Trombone Choir rehearsal

3.00pm The Black Dyke Trombone Quartet + tutoring another quartet

4.00pm Trombone Choir rehearsal

5.00pm “The Bass Trombone” a workshop with Lorna MacDonald

7.00 pm Concert. Brett Baker, Stockport Brass, Peter Moore, Stephen Sykes.

Admission to the workshops and daytime events is free to BTS members and £10 to non members.
Tickets for the evening concert available on the door at £5 for all.

Venue: Bury Church, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0LA. (The nearby rectory is at BL9 0JR)

There will be a number of trade stands present with instruments, sheet music and CDs to try and buy.
For further information, please contact Brett Baker by email: chair@britishtrombonesociety.org

Concert Programme

    • Stockport Brass March conducted by Michael Fowles
    • Brett Baker playing Concerto Olympic by Roy Newsome with Stockport Brass
    • Brett Baker playing Iona Boat Song arranged by Howard Evans with Stockport Brass
    • Slide Show Quartet (from Rochdale Music Service) playing Promenade, Nessun Dorma and Wagners
    • Tannhauser
    • Brett Baker playing the Evanepole Concerto with Stockport Brass
    • Stockport Brass TBA
    • Everyday Light trombone trio by James McFadyen with Stockport Brass, with Stephen Sykes, Brett
    • Baker and Kevin Wilson


  • Trombone Choir to play two pieces conducted by Bob Hughes
  • Stephen Sykes Playing Basta by Folke Rabe Unaccompanied
  • Stephen Sykes Playing Brasilia with Stockport Brass
  • Stockport Brass Lill Darlin
  • Peter Moore Playing Shout with Stockport Brass
  • Peter Moore Playing 2nd and 3rd Movements of the Larsson Concertino
  • Lisa Sarasini Playing Freaks by Gavin Higgins with Stockport Brass
  • Stockport Brass: Shine as the Light by Peter Graham

Black Dyke Quartet Program 3.30pm
Their Hearts were full of spring
Concerto A4
Song of Courage (excerpt)
Tokyo Tyiptych
Red Red Rose
James Bond
Fly me to the Moon
Gospel Time

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