Elland Silver Youth Band performed at the recent National Music For Youth Festival at Birmingham.
The band’s performance of “Oceans” earned it the “Times Educational Service Sponsor’s Award.”
Musical Director Samantha Harrison said the music was an original brass band composition and very intricate which required a high level of technical ability.
“It was a joy to conduct the band on stage. The feedback and award was the icing on the cake, she said.
The band hopes the performance will lead to an invite for the Schools Proms at the Royal Albert Hall in November.