Stannington Brass bring home the silverware

Stannington Brass Band, with musical director, Derek Renshaw, is celebrating its latest contest success after putting in a winning performance at the Brass Band Festival in Dronfield.

Tuesday, 3rd October 2017, 7:46 am
Updated Wednesday, 4th October 2017, 2:17 pm

The 20 minute programme showcased the breadth of the band’s versatility, opening with an up-tempo salsa and closing with the soulful hymn “The Old Rugged Cross”.

A spokesperson for the band commented: “We were delighted to be asked to take part in this event and even more delighted to be bringing home the winners’ trophy! It’s a contest with a great atmosphere – one big celebration of brass band music.”

The band will be reprising some of the prize winning numbers at their forthcoming concert at the Lomas Hall, Stannington on Saturday 7 October starting at 7.30 pm.

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The concert will also feature renowned soprano cornet player Kevin Crockford and the up and coming talent in Stannington Training Band with their conductor Tim Parris.

Tickets are £7 for adults, £6 for concessions and £3 for children under 16. They are available from Stannington Hardware or telephone 0114 233 2821.