Preparations underway for 8th Armagh Summer School
June 2008

Armagh Old Boys Band in assiciation with members of the world famous Fodens Band are busy preparing another fantastic summer school which will run from 4th – 9th August 2008 – each year it just gets bigger & better!!

This years tutors are:

Richard Poole & Anna Hughes – Cornets

Andrew Howard-Smith – Tenor Horns

Gareth Westwood – Trombones

Helen Tyler – Euphoniums & Baritones

Toby Hobson & Les Neish – Tubas

Mark Landon – Percussion

Musical direction will mainly be from Gareth and Toby. The whole team are presently selecting a grand programme of music to encourage and challenge everyone – more details to follow! The timetable is also in progress. Please do your best to attend at AOB Music Centre at 7pm on Monday 4th August at 7pm for kick-off and morning, noon and night after that!

This year promises to be another fantastic week ending on a high with the Finale Concert, Presentation & Celebration Event followed by a Disco!

2008 Summer School Fees are &pound25 per individual or &pound40 per band.

AOB are currently hoping to provide travel allowance for participants coming from afar and are currently trying to arrange approx. 40 accommodation places for Thursday 7th, Friday 8th and Saturday 9th nights – full details to follow soon!