Association of Band Traders supports Brighouse Mrach Contest

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    The Association of Band Traders has kindly donated £300 to be
    distributed between each of the competing Youth Bands at the
    Brighouse March & Hymn Tune Contest on Sunday, 1st July.

    The 5 lucky entrants will also compete for:
    the 1st Prize, Best Soloist Trophy, a Kirklees Music Voucher and Best
    Deportment Prize in their Section, getting the contest underway at 1pm.

    A total of 27 bands will take part in this 8th Annual Charity Event.

    Last year’s contest was awarded a trophy by Lions International
    for continued success with this charity event.

    This year a new trophy has been donated by The Friendly Band
    for Section 4 bands in the Hymn Tune Section.

    The concert on the Saturday evening in the Central Methodist Church, Brighouse will feature The Easington Colliery Band
    under the direction of Stuart Gray.

    The weekend of brass music is organised by Brighouse Lions
    and they are grateful to ABT for their support, along with the other major sponsor Yamaha-Kemble Music (UK) Ltd. with their
    donation of a new “Xeno” Cornet to be presented to the
    best Principal Cornet player in the Contest.

    The sponsors this year are:
    Kirklees Music, Concept Merchandise Ltd.
    Kershaw’s Garden Centre, Daniel & Hirst Estate Agents
    Blakeley’s Take-Away & Fish Restaurant
    Yamaha-Kemble Music (UK) Ltd. &
    The Association of Band Traders

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