NYBBS summer school draws to a close with musical feast

Friday 5 August 2022

The NYBBS summer school is approaching its conclusion and a veritable feast of music is promised at tomorrow’s end-of-course concerts in Stirling.

The Children’s band will be taking to the stage at 3pm at the Albert Halls, Dumbarton Road, Stirling FK8 2QL, followed by the Reserve and Senior bands at 6pm.

Here’s what tasty offerings are in store:

Children’s band

·      Gold Rush - Cameron Mabon

·      In Perfect Peace - Kenneth Downie

·      The Jethart Snail - Alan Fernie

·      Cowboys and Indians : A Frontier Romance! - Eric Ball/Alan Fernie

·      Slam Dunk - Paul Lovatt-Cooper

Reserve band

·      The Cheeky Wee Two-Step – Michael Mulford

·      My Bonnie Boy (Mvt 2 English Folk Song Suite) – R. Vaughan Williams

·      Joyful, Joyful – arr. Leonard Ballantine

·      The Mask of Zorro – James Horner arr. Sandy Smith

·      Baby Mine – Frank Churchill arr. Leigh Baker

·      Slaidburn Goes Brazillian – William Rimmer arr. Gareth Bowman

·      Daniel – Barry Gott

·      Overdrive – Paul Lovatt-Cooper

Senior band

·      Strike up the Band – George Gershwin arr. Goff Richards

·      Music for a Festival – Philip Sparke

·      Evergreen (soloist – Andrew McMillan)

·      Vivat Regina – William Mathias

·      Nimrod – Edward Elgar arr. Denis Wright

·      A Disney Fantasy – arr. Goff Richards

·      All Night Long – Lionel Richie arr. Leigh Baker

The finale for the evening will be a joint item by the Reserve and Senior bands which will be a fitting conclusion to a magnificent week of music making in Strathallan.

You still have until 9am tomorrow morning to book your tickets for the two concerts – here for the Children’s concert and here for the Reserve and Senior bands.

  • Cover photo shows Alan Fernie in rehearsal with the Children's band.


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