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Skelmersdale Prize Band: Sunday Brass at the Boarshurst Band Club, 21 November 2021

Skem Band’s second visit to Boarshurst Band Club another success

It is hard to imagine it was nearly three years since Skelmersdale Prize Band last played at Boarshurst Band Club. At the time, they were a fledgling fourth section band brimming with potential. That was also when its present musical director Ben Coulson made his Boarshurst debut. Back then they gave us a solid concert with a programme that would test one or two third section bands.

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Skelmersdale Prize Band: Sunday Brass at the Boarshurst Band Club, 07 April 2019

A five star performance by Skelmersdale Prize Band in their first visit to Boarshurst Band Club

When you go to some brass band concerts, what you might gain on the roundabouts in terms of concert items, you might lose on the swings. Following your favourite movie themed piece you might switch off during the test piece. Or gain listener fatigue from the usual March/Overture/Solo Piece formula. In the words of the uncle of the MD of last night’s band, Skelmersdale Prize Band aim to “break the mould”.

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