Presidents Evening 2012

On Thursday 25th October 2012 Burneside Brass held its annual Presidents evening, the evening was attended by invited guests, family and friends of the band. The evening consisted of a number of solo items, presentations and was followed by a hot pot supper. Burneside Brass was under the direction of the Musical Director Mr Laurie Johnston.


Programme of Music

Opening March Under the Stars  
Soprano Solo Demelza David Baines
Horn Feature Spanish Horns (Arr D Higson) D Higson, F Shore and P Parkinson
Horn Solo Rondo from the Horn Concerto Dave Higson
Cornet Solo How great thou Art Peter Crawford
Trombone Feature The Bold Gendarmes M Jeffery, C Woods and B Hartley
Trombone Solo A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square Craig Woods
  Roseville Fair Arranged L Johnston  
Flugel Solo Feelings Harold Roberts
Euphonium Solo Ransomed David French
Cornet Trio Buglers Holiday D Caine, G Hartley and N Bell
Cornet Solo Have I told you lately Nicola Bell
Cornet Solo The Paragon Debbie Caine
Cornet Solo Share My Yoke Graham Hartley
Closing March The King’s Own Border Regiment March  

Leaving gifts were presented by the Band President Mr Bill Hartley to Sally Walker Eb Tenor Horn who has been with Burneside Brass for 18 years and David Maynard BBb bass who has been with the band for 5 years. Sadly they have both decided to leave us; they will both be missed by Burneside Brass. We hope they will both keep in touch with the band.

The Maggie Less Trophy was awarded to Dave Higson for his work as the bands Librarian

The Musical Directors award for musical contribution was presented to Nicola Bell Solo Cornet, for her work within the band and for leading the Burneside Brass Academy.

The MD’S trophy was kindly donated by Cooper engraving Staveley.

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