Junior Band Weekend to be held in June
May 14 2014

Excitement is building throughout the Junior and Training Bands as they prepare for a weekend of music and tutoring which will culminate in a concert featuring the entire Junior and Training Bands along with their tutors.

The tutors taking part are:

Peter Arthurs – Soprano Cornet
Ruth Binding – Flugel Horn
Hannah Copes – Cornet
Robert Frost – Bass Trombone
John Gilbert – Baritone
Des Graham – Cornet
Peter Graham – Euphonium
Claire Hueston – Cornet
Will Johnston – Tenor Trombone
Amber MacLennan – Tenor Horn
Gary Proctor – Tuba

The event will take place in the War Memorial Hall, Lancasterian Street – Carrickfergus on Friday 6th June and Saturday 7th June and will feature Principal players of the senior band giving masterclasses and preparing the young musicians for the concert which will take place at 15:30 on Saturday afternoon.

The tutors are looking forward to the opportunity of working with the junior band members where their experience and teaching will hopefully give suitable encouragement to our up and coming musicians.

The format for the weekend is as under:

Friday 6th June 2014

18:45 – 21:00 Masterclasses

Saturday 7th June 2014

10:00 – 12:30 Masterclasses
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:15 Masterclasses and Full Rehearsal
15:30 – 16:30 Concert

Junior Band Weekend