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Nicholas Childs on Black Dyke, contest successes, its virtual brass day and the future

Saturday 13 February, 2021

Black Dyke Band's director of music, Professor Nicholas Childs, chats to British Bandsman editor Mark Good about Black Dyke’s first virtual brass day, with lots of fun in store and a chance to hear from some banding legends.

He also looks back, reflecting on some of his favourite contest victories – and a couple that got away. Nick lifts the lid on some fascinating rules and traditions that come with being part of Black Dyke and compares his approach to music making on the concert and contest stages. All that, plus he picks a mouth-watering Piece of the Podcast.

Firstly, how does he reflect on the past few months?