On Friday the 9th of March NASUWT Concert Band held their annual sell out showcase concert. The band blew away the cobwebs with a crowd pleasing concert repertoire including Fire in the Blood, Ex Terra Lucem and Adventures in Brass.
This was Andrew Hall’s first venture out with the band since taking on the role as musical director.
“An excellent concert this evening. It was quality committed playing throughout tonight. The highlights were Fire in the Blood and Ex Terra Lucem. I’m really looking forward to the final push for the areas next weekend.”
The band displayed girl power at it's finest with international woman’s day this week: It wasn’t coincidental that all of the bands soloists were female, as half of the bands players are female.
The soloists were:
The lengthy rounds of applause and overwhelming praise from the audience has left the band on a high ready for the regional contest next weekend.
“Wow what a performance, I've never heard a band like it in years."
“Such a brilliant band and passionate performance. I can not wait till the band hopefully returns in the summer months.”