Drighlington band (2013 First Section Butlins Champions) are pleased to announce the following signings prior to the Yorkshire Area Contest. Rhianwen Head a first year Music Student at Huddersfield University has joined the cornet section. Rhianwen hails from Cwmbran & was previously playing at Rogerstone band. Joe Steede is a second year Music Student at Huddersfied University & has joined the Bass section. Joe is originally from Scunthorpe & was previously playing for Hade Edge band. Both Rhianwen & Joe were playing for Drighlington in their recent contest success at Skegness. Finally, Jo Swift from Leeds has joined the percussion section. Jo has previously been playing at South Milford & Knottingley bands. The band will also be participating in a joint concert with the Emley band on Saturday 23rd February at St Thomas the Apostle Church, Batley where both the first & second section area test pieces will be performed during the concert.