Coalburn Bronze Band take home silver medal

The children of Coalburn Bronze Band were celebrating having won a silver medal at last Sunday’s Scottish Youth Brass Band Championships.

The championships held within the wonderful surroundings of Perth Concert Hall formed part of the Scottish Brass Band festival weekend.

The band, consisting of 26 children from the ages of seven to 14, performed within the Preparatory Section.

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They were up against 11 bands from all over Scotland and performed exceptionally well receiving very favourable comments from the adjudicators, Euphonium Virtuoso David Childs and Professor of Music John Wallace.

The band was under the direction of musical director, Jayne Brownlie.

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