Gresley Colliery Band are pleased to announce that David Hirst will conduct the band at the forthcoming National Finals at Harrogate in September. The band are currently Midlands First Section Champions and have already done some preliminary work with David on the test piece. David states "I am looking forward to working with the band over the next few months and have been delighted with their expertise and enthusiasm and hope that our partnership can be a successful one." David brings with him a wealth of experience at the very top-level of brass banding. He has played and conducted with some of the World's top Bands; Brighouse and Rastrick, Black Dyke, Fodens and Fairey to name a few. The Band are now preparing for the National Finals and also look forward to upcoming engagements. More information about the Band can be found on the website: www.gresleycollieryband.com .