Brass band concert aims to boost lifeboat funds

Shrewsbury Brass Band will be performing at a fund-raising concert in aid of Whitby Lifeboat later this month.
Shrewsbury Brass Band will be performing at a fund-raising concert in aid of Whitby Lifeboat later this month.
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A ROUSING performance of music will raise cash for Whitby Lifeboat later this month.

Shrewsbury Brass Band which has 30 members will giving a concert at Whitby Pavilion on Saturday 30 March.

The band will be travelling to Whitby from Shropshire where they are based.

Shrewsbury Brass Band’s repertoire consists of a varied programme which provides something for everyone.

As well as the main band, it also has a training band to help them bring through players for the future.

Audience members can expect to hear a host of different musical pieces from traditional brass band works, wind band and orchestral arrangements to popular classics, music from the shows and film music.

The band, which changed its name from Sabrina Brass in April 2012 is a registered charity and has toured across the country and abroad performing its music to people from all walks of life.

Its conductor is composer Steve Pritchard-Jones who is in great demand all over the UK and abroad as both a conductor and adjudicator officiating at national and local association competitions.

Doors open for the concert at 7pm and the concert starts at 7.45pm.

Tickets are priced at £8 and are available from Harper brown, The Parade in Whitby or from Whitby Lifeboat Station and Whitby Lifeboat Museum in Pier Road.

All proceeds from the concert will go to Whitby Lifeboat Station.