Nigel’s epic cornet concerto  `Mysteries of the Horizon’ will be featured in the RNCM Festival of Brass 2013 at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester. This large scale work will be performed by the 2010 British Open Champions Tredegar Town Band conducted by Ian Porthouse with Harmen Vanhoorne on cornet the concert will take place on Saturday 25 January. To read more about this work and reviews of the latest recording, go to: `Mysteries of the Horizon’. The conductor Ian Porthouse was principal cornet of Black Dyke Band, back in the late 1990’s when Nigel was Black Dyke Band’s first Associate Composer under the direction of James Watson.