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David Thornton Brass Workshop, Crewkerne - Sunday 25th May

Published in Events on 2014-04-11 by Phoenix Brass Crewkerne

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On May 25th 2014, 9:30am to 5:00pm at Wadham School, Crewkerne, Somerset

World Renowned Euphonium Soloist, David Thornton, Comes to Crewkerne

On Sunday 25th May, Phoenix Brass Band welcome world renowned Euphonium soloist, David Thornton, to Crewkerne to run a brass band workshop in conjunction with John Packer music shop of Taunton. The workshop is open to all brass band musicians of any age.

The aims of the workshop are to provide tips about playing, improving musical skills and to have a few laughs along the way. Part of the day includes demonstrations by David, giving an insight into how it should be done.

David Thornton is regarded as one of the foremost euphonium players and teachers of his generation and has a global reputation. His work as a soloist, conductor and educator is renowned throughout the brass playing world to have a distinct hallmark of extreme virtuosity, professionalism and an ability to connect with audiences like few others in his field.

His work within the brass band world has seen him at the top flight for over a decade. He has held solo euphonium positions with the Fairey Band (1997-2000) and the Black Dyke Band (2000-2010) having won European, National and British Open Titles during this time. David is currently the solo euphonium player with the world famous Brighouse and Rastrick Band.

Find Out More / How to Book

Places for the workshop are filling up fast and are offered on a first come, first served basis. To avoid disappointment, it is advised to book as soon as you can.

The workshop is to be held at Wadham School in Crewkerne, between 9:30am and 5:00pm. The cost for the day is only £10 per person.

To book your place or to find out more, please visit or email

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