Brass band welcomes new musical director

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Stannington Brass Band has introduced its new Musical Director - Derek Renshaw.

Derek, who takes over from caretaker conductor Garry Hallas, has been introduced by Band Chairman David Woolley on the band’s website as ‘an accomplished musician, conductor and adjudicator who has previously led the band to several successes.’

David said: “We offer Derek a warm welcome back to the band and, under his direction, we look forward to a successful contesting season.”

If you’re interested in joining the band or the training band, or becoming a patron, contact David on 0114 284 6753.