Bethany started her playing career at Cobden and Chadwick band and has had spells at Uppermill on both flugel and cornet, and on front row at both Wingates, and Hepworth. Bethany joins the band on Principal cornet, having previously held this seat at Longridge, Besses and Freckleton.
Paul played front row at Cobden Chadwick Band followed by a long break from playing in the late 1990’s when the family came along. When he returned to banding it was on the front row at Boarshurst Band.
Phil started his banding at Hade Edge band, aged 11. His musical career includes playing for Skelmanthorpe band and holding the Solo Horn position at both Carlton Main and Hepworth bands.
Neil’s interest in music Started at the age of 10 years when every Saturday morning he used to shin up a lamp post outside his local school to listen and watch the local music centre band. One morning the conductor Mr Brian Robinson came out and invited him in.
Andrea started playing with Huddersfield Youth Brass Ensemble at the age of 11 and remained with this organisation for 14 years. She moved to Slaithwaite Band on 2nd baritone and was with them for 30 years, playing up and down the euphonium/baritone line.
David Woodward brings great experience to the solo baritone seat at Lindley. He has previously played with bands at both sides of the Pennines, including Elland, Marsden, Yorkshire Imps and Uppermill.
A Manxman by birth Mark started his playing career on tenor horn with Douglas Town Band and the Manx Youth Band. He subsequently joined Yorkshire Imperial Metals Band whilst at Leeds University and was to stay with them for ten years during which time they became British Open and National Champions and won the Yorkshire Area five times.