Gresswell turns back to purple

Discussion in 'Bandroom News - User Submitted' started by cbridge, Jan 13, 2008.

  1. cbridge

    cbridge Member

    Brighouse and Rastrick Band are delighted to announce that Simon Gresswell has joined the band on B flat bass. Simon is renowned as one of the foremost exponents of the B flat bass in the banding movement and returns for what will be his second spell with the band.

    Simon joins just in time to help the band prepare for their appearance at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester on 26th January where they play as part of the Festival of Brass under the baton of Musical Director Alan Morrison. The band are joined by former Professional Conductor James Gourlay who features as guest soloist in an exciting and musically challenging programme.


    Comedy Overture (John Ireland)
    Tuba Concerto – Tuba solo James Gourlay, Tuba (Bruce Fraser)
    Macbeth (Peter Meechan)
    Variations (R Vaughan Williams)
    North Country Folk Songs World premiere (W.G.Whittaker, realised Farr)
    Celestial Morn James Gourlay, Tuba : (Leslie Condon)
    Harmony Music (Philip Sparke)

    John Ingman
    Publicity Officer
    Brighouse and Rastrick Band
  2. weenie

    weenie Member

    Well done Simon..........I knew you wouldn't be able to keep away for long!!

  3. zak

    zak Member

    All the best Simon!!! :tup

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