North Skelton band are currently rehearsing for the Durham League Contest on February 5th at East Durham College, Peterlee
A Successful Weekend at Holmfirth
North Skelton Band had a successful weekend performing under the baton of our new musical director, Mr Lewis Wilkinson at the Yorkshire and Humberside Brass Band Association Annual Open Contest. The band came second overall, winning prizes for best hmyn, and best 3rd section band.
Winning Hymn - Aberystwyth
Winning 3rd Section Testpiece - Willow Pattern
New Musical Director Appointed
North Skelton Band are delighted to announce the appointment of our new musical director, Lewis Wilkinson.
NSB are excited about moving forward under his musical direction, and are already planning for our performance at the Yorkshire Open contest in Holmfirth in November.
Ripon Entertainment Contest 2016
2nd Place Overall - Winners of Best March - Highest Score for Musical Playing
Listen to our March performance of Blaze Away
Listen to all the pieces here
Northern Area Contest 2016
3rd Place - in the third section playing Michael Ball's Cambrian Suite
Durham League Contest 2015
Section B: Winners of highest placed 3rd section band, and winners of third place in section B.
YHBBA Annual Open Contest 2015 (3rd Section/4th Section/Unregistered)
- Best Hymn (Aurelia)
- Best Instrumentalist (Michael Holliday - Soprano Cornet)
- Best 3rd Section Band
- Best Band Overall and Best Conductor for our performance of Goff Richards' Aeronauts
Stanley Entertainment Contest 2015
Section B - Second Place
Winners of Best Soloist Price (Gavin Brown) - Don't Doubt Him Now
On September 20th 2014 the band represented the North of England at the National 4th section finals playing Geoffery Burgon's 'Narnia Suite'. The band performed well and came second in the contest. Gavin Brown the bands' flugel horn player won the prize for best instrumentalist.