Singing in the Rain
Well, actually, no it wasn't raining! In what turned out to be quite a pleasant afternoon, the crowds were out but not the umbrellas. For today's concert the Band played some old favourites alongside pieces new to the folder. Principal trombone Steve Rockey was featured, playing what he claims to be the shortest trombone solo ever written, Leigh Baker's arrangement of J.S. Bach's Badinerie.
The Band managed to have packed all of the equipment away before the skies opened.
Our next performance will be at Highnam Court, celebrating 75 years of the Gloucestershire Brass Band Association. There will be bands playing all day, culminating in a massed band finale. The event will raise money for The Pied-Piper Appeal and Great Oaks Hospice. For more details of this massive event, please visit the Association's website at www.gbba-online.org.uk.