Elland Youth Band is most entertaining

Elland Youth Brass Band crowned 'Most Entertaining' at Blackpool Opera House
Elland Youth Brass Band crowned 'Most Entertaining' at Blackpool Opera House

Elland Youth Brass Band were crowned the ‘Most Entertaining Band’ in the Action Medical Research Youth Entertainment Contest held at the historical Blackpool Opera House.

The band came second overall in the competition with their ‘Let’s Dance’ performance and won an award for the best horn selection.

The portfolio of performances ranged from Baroque to 70’s pop hits and was selected by principal trumpet for Opera North Murray Greig and former musical director of Hade Edge Brass Band Simon Wood.

The day raised funds for Action Medical Research. Musical director Samantha Harrison said: “It was great to see the hard work come together on stage.”