This afternoon Burneside Brass under the direction of our MD Mr Laurie Johnston performed for the first time this year in Happy Mount Park Morecambe.
We were very lucky today with the weather and a very large audience came to listen to us and also enjoy the odd ice cream
We opened our performance with the March Peace and Plenty Arr L Johnston, Just a Closer Walk, Sinatra in Concert Arr D Higson, Bonnie Annie Laurie Arr L Johnston, Waterloo to the Somme Arr L Johnston, The Prayer, Air and Rondo, I Vow to Thee my Country, Country Scene and we ended our first half performance with Motondo.
After a short break for Ice creams we returned to the stand and began the second half of our performance with the 1914 March, Fantasia on Sea Songs, Serenade Arr L Johnston, The Great Escape, Angels Watching Over Me, Going Home, Pride of the Fair Arr L Johnston, Jerusalem and we closed our program with The Kings Own Royal Border Regiment March.
Soloists of the day were
Dave Higson – Solo Horn performing Bonnie Annie Laurie
Craig Woods Solo Trombone, Harold Roberts Flugel Horn and Dave Higson Solo Horn featured in Just a Closer Walk
Debbie Caine – Principal Cornet The Prayer
Peter Gratrix – EEb Bass performing Air and Rondo
David French – Solo Euphonium Performing Serenade