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Band News.   
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
June 2018.
Heather Clark-Coates.

Heather is one of our accomplished "tutti" cornets, supporting and playing alongside David, our Principal and stepping up, when he is on holiday.
Born in Hull, East Yorkshire, Heather started to play in The Girls Brigade Marching Band, at the age of 9. As she progressed with her playing, eventually reaching the "heady heights" of Grade 8, practical on the cornet and Grade 6, theory, Heather became a member of The City of Hull Senior Band and later, a founder member of E.Y.M.S. (East Yorkshire Motor Services Band), under the baton of Dr. Robert Childs.
At the age of 19, after a spell at The Northern Lights Marching Band, Heather stopped playing, but having moved to West Yorkshire, marrying and having her family, the cornet/trumpet called out to her and when she was 32, Heather joined Hot Aire Concert Band, where she has remained for the last 14 years.
Before joining Hall Royd Band, Heather resumed her traditional brass band playing, this time, undergoing a 45 mile round trip, to play for Gawthorpe Brass, near Ossett, from 2005-2008.
Heather loves being a member of Hall Royd and says, " Thank you to all Hall Royd members for making me so welcome. Hall Royd is a lovely band and I enjoy the varied music and the great personalities of the band members."


Lauren's brilliant achievement!

Onwards and upwards climbs one of our second trombone players! 
Lauren Stafford recently performed her final recital on her major instrument, the flute, in her B.Mus.degree course at The University of Huddersfield and now awaits her final results, before she undertakes the next step towards her career, a Master's Degree at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff.   

19th July 2018
Breaking News!
Woohoo! Lauren's only gone and done it again! Twenty one year old Lauren Stafford has heard, today that she has been awarded a First Class Honours Degree at The University of Huddersfield. Well done, Lauren, you are beginning to put us all in the shade. Wishing you all the very best in Cardiff, in September.
 

COMING SOON - IN THE SPOTLIGHT FOR JULY!  WHO WILL IT BE.???        
                         
Our next engagements:-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Sunday, 1st. July.Rae Gala, Northcliffe Park. 2-4.30pm.
Sunday, 8th. July. Music in the Park. (Lister Park, Bradford) 2-4pm.
Saturday, 21st. July. Bingley Show. 1pm. and 3pm.


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New players, adults, children, complete learners, refreshers or returners, are very welcome to join us. We will teach you to read music and lend you an instrument and a uniform. The Monday evening Learners' Band meets at 7-8.30pm., individual or group lessons are given slightly before, or during this time. Senior Band, is on Friday's from 7.30 until 9.30pm. Both rehearsals take place in the community hall attached to Northcliffe Church.
For further information, please contact our Musical Director, Mark Sherwood on 07975 589348.

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Trip Report on our visit to Clapiers in France, thanks to Aisha.
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