Veteran trombone player and esteemed conductor, Alan Widdop returns to Yorkshire, with his recent appointment as Musical Director of the Huddersfield-based Lindley Band. Alan has a wealth of experience that he brings to Lindley and the Band are delighted to have the opportunity of working closely with him, gaining from his vast banding experience and many successes.
Alan is excited to be back with a Yorkshire band for the first time since 2018. He says he can’t wait to “get his teeth stuck into” the concert programmes for the band’s forthcoming engagements and is looking forward to taking up the challenge of next year’s contest season, with the aim of returning the band to winning ways and the higher tiers of banding.
All at Lindley band would like to thank outgoing Musical Director Mike Golding for all his hard work and commitment over the past three years, and wish him all the best for the future
“Tower Brass Community Band” enjoyed performing at Lindley Carnival last Saturday.
This group only started playing together in October and incorporates a wide range of ages and abilities. We have primary school children, pensioners, and all ages in between. We have total novices, returners to playing and people changing instrument.
The group rehearses on Wednesday’s 6.30 pm to 7.30pm (prior to Lindley Band’s rehearsal) during term time, at the Lindley Band room ,14a Holly Bank Road, Lindley. Huddersfield HD3 3JE.
Tuition and instruments are provided. If you are interested in joining, please phone the band’s MD Richard Jones on 07870 980309 or Message us via our face book page.
At 3.30 this Saturday (25th June) you can see Tower Brass Community Band perform at Lindley Carnival. This is the first outing of 2022 for the group who started playing together in October. A small group from Lindley Band will also be playing here at 1.30.
2pm Sunday, 19th June 2022
The Oastler Building (Huddersfield University Campus)
The Lindley Band is immensely proud of its long association with Neil, as a player, Musical Director, Trustee, and Band President. In celebration of his life, the band is presenting a massed band concert in fond memory of Neil, featuring some of his favourite music.
This invitation, to join us either on stage or in the audience, is extended to any current or past players from Lindley Band, and to other friends of Neil’s from his esteemed banding career outside Lindley.
There will be opportunity both in the interval (where refreshments will be available) and after the concert, for the band and audience to remember, reminisce and celebrate the life of this truly great musician and gentleman of banding.
Donations collected during the event will be in aid of “Headcase,” the brain tumour cancer charity supported by Neil’s family.
If you would like to be join us either as part of the massed band, or as an audience member please contact us to express your interest via one of the following routes.
Phone to Paul Harrison on 07958 227529
The Lindley Band contact email address firstname.lastname@example.org
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