Top band’s seasonal concert at Dersingham

Bilton Silver Band with conductor David Stowell
Bilton Silver Band with conductor David Stowell
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The award-winning Bilton Silver Band, conducted by David Stowell, will be presenting a Christmas Concert at St Nicholas’ church in Dersingham on Saturday, December 5, at 7.30pm.

With seasonal music, decorated Christmas trees, mulled wine and mince pies, it will be a traditional festive curtain-raiser.

The band are returning by popular demand for this concert organised by the Friends of St Nicholas’ Church.

And there is also a return for David who began his career at the Royal Military School of Music and has worked with many orchestras including the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall in the presence of the Queen. He has since appeared with the London Symphony Orchestra, The Philharmonia and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

In the brass band field he has conducted many bands including the Black Dyke Mills Band, the GUS Band, Brighouse & Rastrick and Grimethorpe Colliery.

Bilton Silver (Rugby) Band has achieved regional and national success in recent years and, through these efforts, has gained promotion to the 2016 Championship Section for the first time in its history.

Tickets in advance are £9, or £10 at the door, refreshments included; for more details call 01485 540865 or 544866.