ConductorCam Shot of the Day


My ConductorCam shot of the day today was taken when I was conducting my band, the Todmorden Community Brass Band. We were playing at the White Rose Archery Fun Day in Hebden Bridge and we were under two gazebos which was to keep the rain off. Trouble is, there was no rain and it kept the sun off instead…brrr!

ConductorCam Shot

ConductorCam Shot

We played our usual sort of program – a couple of marches, some songs from the shows, some pop songs, some TV themes (Game of Thrones on an archery day…doesn’t get much better than that!). As you can perhaps see from the scores on my music stand we hit a bit of a mellow mood at one point, and we also played Li’l Darlin’ by Neal Hefti.

After a bit of Manhattan Skyline and Volare (done in the Gypsy Kings style) we finished off with Tritsch Tratsch Polka with a bit of comedic tromboning from the Bass Trom.

Looking forward to my next outing with the band when we play at the Todmorden Agricultural Show on 20th June in Centre Vale Park in Todmorden. If you fancy coming to have a listen bring your midge repellent and we’ll be there from about 12 noon until 3pm ish. You never know, we might even be able to squeeze in a couple of requests if you’re lucky!

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About Pam Smith

I am a Christian and currently exploring vocation. I am a writer, I conduct a brass band, I am an avid reader and when I'm not doing any of those things I crochet with a fierce passion. I am mum to two fantastic young adults, celebrating my Silver wedding anniversary in 2016 with my husband. I recently gained my Bachelor of Arts with honours.
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2 Responses to ConductorCam Shot of the Day

  1. Mich says:

    Cant beat a bit of Trisch Trasch!!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Eileen says:

    Oh good – a ‘proper’ band, prepared for the wind with pegs! You’re posher than us – we still use the wooden pegs, haven’t progressed to coloured pegs yet!

    Liked by 1 person

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