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Published on November 18th, 2019 by gavin

Trio of Talent Arrives at Skelmanthorpe

The Skelmanthorpe Band are delighted to welcome to their ranks a trio of talented young stars, Rachael Fyffe on Cornet, David Allsopp on Eb Bass and Nathan Sharpe Percussion.

Rachael has been playing for over 12 years, recently as a member of the Roughan Siver Band in Northern Ireland. She has moved into the area to study Music Performance at Huddersfield University, having lessons with Kirsty Walker.

David is also studying in Huddersfield having previously been a member of the Long Eaton  Band. He is also a member of the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain. David has taken over the Solo Eb Bass position in the band.

Nathan Sharpe, aged 17 joins our percussion section having previously played for the Deepcar Band and is following his Post 16 studies at the New College in Pontefract.

Rachael, David and Nathan have all been part of the band’s recent success where they became Bolsover, Morley, Brass Factor and YHBBA Champions. M.D. Martin Heartfield told A4B: “The band and I are delighted to welcome such a talented trio as we continue to develop and prepare for next year’s busy programme of contests, concerts and recordings.”




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