The band are delighted to announce that respected educator, composer and conductor Paul Lovatt-Cooper is joining the organisation as Musical Director of the Grimethorpe Youth Band.
A recognisable figure worldwide in the brass band world, Paul has worked with Youth Bands all over the UK and further afield and will take control of the bands next workshop on June 9th at Barnsley Civic Hall.
He will be assisted by the players of Grimethorpe Colliery Band as they deliver a day of workshops, culminating with a concert at the end of the afternoon. It will be followed by two more workshop days in Autumn and then December.
Spokesperson Kim Ward said “We’re delighted that Paul has agreed to be our new Musical Director. His leadership and infectious musical enthusiasm will be great for our young musicians”.
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