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8.15am – Brass and Percussion Workshop Registration
British Bandsman in association with Yamaha
Featuring Principal players from Cory Band as tutors
Workshop Band Lead by Philip Harper. Concourse Concert 2.30pm
Registration 8.15am start 9.00am
Workshops Registration and Lunch Fee: £5.00
Book on line at http://www.brassinconcert.com/event/workshops-and-tasters/
10am – Brass Taster Sessions – FREE
Never blown a brass instrument – come and have a go!
1.30pm – YOUTH BRASS IN CONCERT – FREE
Brass in Concert is proud to present the current Youth Entertainment Champions of Great Britain, from Lancashire the Wardle Academy Youth Brass Band conducted by Lee Rigg. Featuring soloists, choreography and award winning brass performance, this young band presents the best that youth brass has to offer.
Wardle Academy Youth concert will be followed by a mini-concert from the ‘workshop band’ – around 100 young musicians who have been tutored throughout the day by Phillip Harper and the leading players of the Cory Band- current National , British Open and BiC 2016 champions.
Full of vibrancy and life, the audience will be thrilled by the enthusiasm and skill of these young performers.
5pm – EIKANGER-BJORSVIK MUSIKKLAG – FREE
From Norway, the 2017 European Champions present a feast of brass with a Scandinavian twist- get to the Gala Concert early and welcome our visitors.
Every third weekend in November, Sage Gateshead is alive with the sound of brass as it hosts the world-famous Brass in Concert Championship which features many of the finest bands in the land. LATEST NEWS: ‘Stellar’ line-up announced for 2017 Brass in Concert Championship