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Virtuosi GUS Band

Virtuosi GUS Band

Leeds Best of Brass 2018/19: Virtuosi GUS Band​
Adam Cooke - conductor

Vilhelm Larsen - Ad Astra Listen 
Herold/Rimmer - Overture: Zampa Listen
Code - Zelda (Caprice) Listen
Featuring cornet soloist Thomas Fountain 
Parry/Downie​ - Hymn tune: Myfanwy Listen    
Sharpe - Blades of Toledo Listen     
Trombone feature​
Ball - Resurgam Listen     


Emmanneff - March 
Karlsson/Kvamme - Gøta Listen                                                         
Fisher/Harper - Witch of the Westmerlands Listen        
Bourgeois - Serenade Listen 
Carmichael/Geldard - Stardust Listen   
Featuring trombone soloist Chris Jeans   
Hefti/Sparke - Cute Listen 
James/Geldard - Trumpet Blues and Cantabile Listen          
Cornet feature 
Graham - Shine as the Light Listen                                              

In January 1933, Fred Felton called a Northants Evening Telegraph reporter to his factory to tell him: “We are going to form a band and we are going to aim high”. Two years later the Munn and Felton Works Band was champion of Great Britain – and a brass band legend was born that has lived on for over 75 years. Despite a number of name changes through the years, Virtuosi GUS Band continues to be a driving force of brass banding in the Midlands. The band is the current Midland Region champion, a title it has claimed for the last five years in a row.

This concert is part of the Leeds Best of Brass 2018/19 series taking place at Morley Town Hall:
Saturday 20 October - Grimethorpe Colliery Band 
Saturday 8 December - Reg Vardy Band
Saturday 19 January 2019 - Hammonds Saltaire Band
Saturday 9 February 2019 - Black Dyke Band
Saturday 9 March 2019 - Fairey Band
Saturday 6 April 2019 - Brighouse & Rastrick Band
Saturday 27 April 2019 - Rothwell Temperance Band

Book four of more concerts from the Leeds Best of Brass 2018/19 series and receive a 10% discount.

View the Leeds Best of Brass 2018/19 brochure online.


Standard £12.50
Over 60s, under 18s/students/unwaged £10.50
(including booking fees)

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