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National Youth Brass Band announces details of Easter course

Tuesday 26 February, 2019

The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain has announced details of its upcoming Easter course. NYBB Artistic Director, Bramwell Tovey, will be joined by Guest Conductor, Mark David and guest soloist, Allen Vizzutti.

Mark David is Head of Brass at The Royal Academy of Music and was Principal Trumpet of the Philharmonic Orchestra for more than 20 years. He is currently Principal Trumpet of the Academy of St Martin in the Field.

Allen Vizzutti is a world-renowned classical and jazz trumpeter who has performed with Frank Sinatra, Barbara Streisand and Prince. He has performed in over 40 counties and every state of the USA. As well as performing, Allen has taught extensively in many universities and is author of the Allen Vizzutti Trumpet Method.

A spokesperson from the band stated, “We cannot wait for the course to begin, it promises to be a fantastic week!” The end of course concerts will take place on Friday 19 April at Harrogate Ladies College and Saturday 20 April at Morley Town Hall. For tickets or further details contact NYBB Adminstrator, Philip Biggs on 01223 234090.