Children and parents alike had a wonderful day at Lofthouse Bands Learn To Play Day on Saturday 7th October.
The event, devised by Lofthouse Brass Band, and supported by the Ann Maguire Arts Education Fund, aimed to offer new and returning players the opportunity to play brass music.
The Learn to Play Day attracted lots of attention from eager new players wanting to try a range of instruments. Andrew Whitaker, Lofthouse Band MD said “we had a good take up of new recruits as well as a number of lapsed players that are looking to take music back up as a hobby.”
This event was the third time Lofthouse Band has hosted such event was the finale of a week of visits to local schools by the multi talented brass teacher, James Stretton, who introducing brass playing to a new audience.