HTB Begin Preparations for SWBBA Contest
Following a busy summer concert season HTB immediately moved to contest mode and began preparations for the South West Brass Band Association Contest at the Riviera Centre in Torquay.
The contest, this year being held on Saturday 1st November features many top bands from the West of England region, and Helston, who are a nationally recognised 1st section band will be competing in the open section along with other 1st and championship section bands.
The section features a strong line-up of bands including fellow Cornish band Lanner and District under Stuart Chappell along with other West of England competitors Chalford, Hyde, Shrewton, South West Comms and Verwood Concert Brass bands.
The contest will be the first time that Musical Director Darren Hendy, who took over the band in May, will lead the band on a competitive stage and will also feature the HTB debut contest performances of Principal Cornet Jasmine Ryder-Pollard and Solo Cornet Jo Ryder-Pollard. Catriona Bell, the bands former Flugel Horn player has also made a welcome return to the band on 3rdCornet for the contest.
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