Area Test Piece runout

pilling-laneSaturday 25th February 2017 at 6.30pm.
Can’t make it to the Yorkshire Regional Championships being held this year at Huddersfield Town Hall? Then here’s something which may interest you…

The Skelmanthorpe Brass Band Community is hosting its sixth Annual Area Test Piece runout. The event will take place at Pilling Lane Methodist Chapel, Pilling Lane, Skelmanthorpe, HD8 9EQ.

The event will showcase the set test pieces each band will play at the Yorkshire Region’s Area Contest on 4th and 5th March 2017.

The bands representing each section are: –

4th Section Huddersfield and Ripponden – St Andrews Variations, Alan Fernie
3rd Section Dodworth – Darkwood, Dan Price
2nd Section Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass – Rhapsody in Brass, Dean Goffin
1st Section Skelmanthorpe Band – The Land of the Long White Cloud, Philip Sparke
Championship Hammonds Saltaire – Pageantry, Herbert Howells

The bands will play a hymn tune of their own choice followed by the test piece.

There will be refreshments available throughout the event with home made cakes and buns.

A small door charge of £3.00 will be made for non players, all welcome.


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