The BRITISH TROMBONE SOCIETY PRESENTS: A spectacular day of trombone music and playing, at Bury Church, Bury, Lancashire on Saturday 19th July 2008 from 10.00 am to 9.00 pm. The two themes of the day are: 1) Contemporary music for trombone 2) The trombone in the Brass Band. Artists confirmed include: Bob Hughes (Royal Academy of Music Trombone Professor) Brett Baker (Principal trombone of the Black Dyke Brass Band) The Stockport Brass (Formerly BT Band) Musical Director Michael Fowles Peter Moore Winner of the BBC Young Musician of the Year Stephen Sykes Principal Trombone of the Leyland Band Lorna MacDonald Bass Trombonist with Bones Apart Lisa Sarasini Principal Trombone of the Fairey Band Nicholas Hudson International Soloist The Black Dyke Band Trombone Quartet The programme for the day is as follows: 10.00 am Introduction and massed trombone choir led by Bob Hughes 11.00 am Brett Baker. Demonstration and discussion of Brass Band repertoire and new compositions. 12.30 lunch 1.15pm: Nick Hudson Recital / Workshop 2.15pm Trombone Choir rehearsal 3.30 pm: The Black Dyke Trombone Quartet 4.30pm Trombone Choir rehearsal 5.30pm "The Bass Trombone" a workshop with Lorna MacDonald 7.00 pm Concert. Brett Baker, Stockport Brass (formerly BT) conducted by Michael Fowles. Featuring Peter Moore, Lorna Macdonald, Stephen Sykes and Lisa Sarasini. Admission to the workshops and daytime events is free to BTS members and £10 to non members. Tickets for the evening concert available on the door at £5 for all. There will be a number of trade stands present with instruments, sheet music and CDs to try and buy. The Black Dyke trombone Quartet will feature pieces from a new CD entitled "Fly me to the Moon", Nicholas Hudson who needs no introduction as a soloist will perform a recital of new works, and Lorna Macdonald will take part in a workshop introducing music for the bass trombone. Bob Hughes will lead the trombone choir with rehearsals throughout the day and any participants will have an opportunity to play through solos with a pianist, Fenella Howarth-Smith too. In the evening concert Peter Moore, the new Young Musician of the year, will feature in a new piece by Rob Wiffin entitled Shout and an arrangement for brass band of the well known Larsson Concertino. Stephen Sykes will play the Basta by Foke Rabe and Brasilia a popular solo composed by Robin Dewhurst. Brett Baker will play Concertinos by Roy Newsome (who attends Bury Church) and Johan Evenepoel from Belgium, which will be a UK premier, as well as introducing new music for soloists in a workshop during the day. Lisa Sarasini will perform a brand new piece by Gavin Higgins entitled Freaks that receives its second UK performance during the BTS day. The trio to be performed is by James McFaddyn and is entitled Everyday Light and has been recently recorded by Brett Baker and the Polysteel Band.