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Abingdon 'Keep the Rhythm Going'

Abingdon Concert Band is looking for players to join them for a virtual world premiere of a new celebratory work from the pen of MD, Neil Brownless.

Abingdon
  You can join Neil and Abingdon Concert Brass for the world premiere

During lockdown Abingdon Concert Band has kept busy with five virtual performances.

For their sixth video Musical Director Neil Brownless has written a brand new work, 'Keep the Rhythm Going' because as he told 4BR, despite Coronavirus, they want to keep the rhythm going!

World premiere help

With the new piece ready the band is looking for as many woodwind, brass and percussion players to get involved for the virtual world premiere.

Speaking to 4BR, Neil said: "It's been a challenge for our players to adapt to these virtual performances.

However, now we've got into the swing of things I wanted to write a piece to record which looks forward to a time where we'll be able to perform together again whilst acknowledging the hard work musicians have put in to keeping music alive in 2020."

Get involved

If you'd like to get involved in the project please email virtual@abingdonconcertband.org.uk with your instrument and the name of the band you usually play for.

The deadline for recordings is Sunday 1st November.

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