Black Dyke Band Virtual Brass Day - Repertoire Announcement

Join Prof. Nicholas Childs and Black Dyke soloists on 27th March, 2021 for a Virtual Brass Day. Black Dyke have confirmed the repertoire to be covered on their course. Black Dyke’s MD commented, “The aim is to balance a general improvement to overall playing standards with like-minded friends. Repertoire will include Rimmer’s Punchinello, Goff Richard’s Doyen, the cornets will enjoy Bugler’s Holiday and finally one of the most requested and popular works of all time, Eric Ball’s Journey into Freedom. The Virtual Day will be directed by Black Dyke’s Director of Music, Prof. Nicholas Childs together with Richard Marshall, Connor Lennon, Siobhan Bates, Brett Baker, Daniel Thomas, Matthew Routley and Gareth Hand.


Day Schedule (All times are UK GMT) 9 am - 5 pm

08.45 - Welcome and Registration

09.00 – Introductions and warm-up (Richard Marshall)

09.15 – Sectionals No.1 with tutors

10.15 – Morning Break

10.30 - Full Band Rehearsal No.1 with Prof. Nick

11.30 - Motivation Practice Techniques with Brett Baker

12.00 – Musical Quiz with Matthew Routley

12.30 – 13.15 Lunch whilst enjoying the British Bandsman 125th Anniversary concert

13.15 - Sectionals No.2 with tutors

14.00 – Full Band rehearsal No.2 with Prof. Nick

14.45 – Improving your Technique with Richard Marshall

15.15 – Soloist Spotlight: Daniel Thomas, Siobhan Bates, Brett Baker, Richard Marshall

15.45 – Break

16.00 – Meet the Legends - Q & A session

16.30 – Virtual Concert Performance

17.00 – Farewell Good-byes

Black Dyke Virtual Brass Day £35 per person Included a full Zoom recording of the day. To book your place contact Course Administrator Alison Childs Mob: +44 (0)7802 771735