The band is now looking forward to the National Championships in September. A lot
of work is required between now and then. Members are organising different fund raising
events to cover the costs of the trip.
The test piece has now been announced. A Malvern Suite by Philip Sparke, published
by Studio Music. Written in memory of composer, Gordon Jacob, and originally used
for the Regional contests of 1985, this three-movement suite evoking the Malvern
Hills is crafted to the high standards anticipated from Philip Sparke. The three
movements are, Worcester Cathedral, Wye at Hereford and the busy and bustling finale