I am very proud an honoured to have been be invited to be a trustee of the Grimethorpe Colliery Band. I very much look forward to being able to help the band further it’s `cultural and artistic aims’ along with the other trustees and band members. To quote Sir Harrison Birtwistle: “The brass bands of this country are unique, and the Grimethorpe Band is unique amongst them”. I also look forward to continuing as Grimethorpe Colliery Band’s `International Composer in Association’.

To find out more about Grimethorpe Colliery Band visit there website at: www.grimethorpeband.co.uk 

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Grimethorpe Colliery Band on stage at the Royal Albert Hall during their recent live performance of the film score “Brassed Off” under the baton of Ludwig Wicki.

Grimethorpe Colliery Band in rehearsal, synchronising the music to the film “Brassed Off” at the Royal Albert Hall.