Rothwell Music Festival 2019 – a festival as bold as brass attracted bands from all over the area on Friday 29th March.
The festival proved to be an outstanding event for Lofthouse Brass Roots Band and Emily Fawthrop, Lofthouse Band Solo Horn.
Lofthouse Brass Roots Band, conducted by Steve Thornes, produced a fine performance of film music to win first place in the open section and win the Joseph Priestley Cup for the third year in succession.
The adjudicator commented “you have all played well and this promises so much for the future”
In the Open Solo Section, Emily Fawthrop (Solo Horn Lofthouse Brass Band) took first place with a confident performance of the solo ‘Silver Threads Amongst The Gold’.
The adjudicator commented on her fine tone and artistic performance with an ability far in advance of her age.