Black Dyke Band defends European title

Black Dyke Band at Halifax Minster
Black Dyke Band at Halifax Minster

Queensbury’s world renowned brass band is in Oslo, Norway, over the weekend defending its European title.

The band will perform the set test piece Myth Forest by Stig Nordhagen, and also its own choice test piece during the competition taking place tomorrow and Sunday.

Eleven of the world’s top bands are competing with the Leyland Band also representing England.

Other bands are Cory, Wales; Lyngby Taarbaek, Denmark; Elkanger Bjorsvik Musikklag, Norway; Oberoesterreich, Austria; Schoonhoven, The Netherlands; Windcorp, Sweden; Bulzingen, Belgium; Fribourg, Switzerland; Paris Brass Band, France.