Virtuosi Perform First Concert!

Discussion in 'Bandroom News - User Submitted' started by NAS, Jun 14, 2006.

  1. NAS

    NAS Member

    After months of preperation the Virtuosi Band finally gave their first concert. The concert took place in Rainford Village Hall and its main purpose for the evening was to raise money for the Rainford Bands trip to the National Finals. The total money raised was £1900. The programme included The Champions, The Arcadians, Gaelforce, Vitae Lux, & The Pines Of Rome. The soloists featured were Mark Wilkinson - Share My Yolk, Helen Varley - Goodbye To Love, and John Barber - Autumn Leaves.

    Virtuosi Personel -

    Musical Director - Neil Samuel
    Solo Cornets - Mark Wilkinson(Fodens), Alex Thomas(Freckleton), Mike Jones(Wire), Gaz Wynne(BT).
    Soprano - Richard Poole(Fodens)
    Repiano - Russell Gray(Leyland)
    2nd Cornet - Tracey Squires-Evans(Poulton Le Fylde), Andrew Jones(Freelance)
    3rd Cornet - Charlotte Rose(Staffordshire Band) Malcolm Robson(Rainford)
    Flugel - John Squires-Evans(YABB)
    Solo Horn - Helen Varley(BT),
    1st Horn - James Parkinson(Sellers International)
    2nd Horn - Liv Yarker(Rainford)
    Euphs - Jamie Meredith(BT), Brendan Wheeler(Leyland)
    Bari's - Tim Smith(Sellers International), Richard Robinson(Alliance Brass)
    Troms - John Barber(Fodens), Gareth Westwood(Fodens), Darren Samuel(Rainford)
    Bass's - Steve Parfitt(Pemberton), Chris Barnes(YABB), Ade Odedina(Staffordshire Band), Andrew Goodier (Dobcross), Willie Ralston(Campbeltown Brass).
    Percussion - Ian Bowd(Fairey), Liz Haygarth(Fodens)

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