Published on July 27th, 2017 by gavin

Martin Heartfield Takes Yorkshire Imps Baton

The Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel Band are delighted to announce the appointment of Musical Director Martin Heartfield.

The band have been actively searching for an MD to work alongside Associate Conductor Russel Gray. The band thought it was important to get the right candidate so were not in a rush to appoint.

Band Chairman, Bob Morton, told A4B: “Having waited and seen many potential candidates, the band were rewarded for their patience with an MD who we feel will be exactly the “right fit” This we felt was important in our drive to honour our illustrious history. His ability, drive, determination and enthusiasm will push the band back to where we feel we belong.
There is a real buzz around the stand as we wait in anticipation and excitement for Martins first official rehearsal as Imps new man in the middle.”

Martin will take the baton officially for the first time this coming Thursday 28th July.

Martin told A4B: “I am delighted and honoured to have the opportunity to work with such a famous band and I’m looking forward to working with all the players. The plans for the future are ambitious and exciting and I am looking forward to a very successful partnership.”

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