The Brass for Africa Charity has announced that the vastly experienced Rob Stew will be taking up the role of Coordinator for UK Brass Band Engagement.
An enthusiastic supporter of the charity through the sterling efforts of his band Derwent Brass, a proud 'Gold Level' supporter themselves, his appointment has been warmly welcomed by Jim Trott, BfA Executive Director.
"Rob has been getting more and more involved with Brass for Africa over the past two years and he brings an energy and enthusiasm for all things brass band related."
He added: "This coupled with Rob's extensive experience and knowledge of the brass band world means that he is an excellent choice to help us reach out and engage brass musicians across the UK and beyond."
Rob has been getting more and more involved with Brass for Africa over the past two years and he brings an energy and enthusiasm for all things brass band relatedJim Trott, BfA Executive Director.
Brass for Africa provides music education, life skills training and associated benefits to more than 1000 disadvantaged and vulnerable children every week in Uganda and Liberia, and have trained and employed more than thirty young teachers, instrument repair technicians and local support staff.
It is hoped that the appointment will help both raise funds and involve banding enthusiasts to be directly involved in the work of the charity.
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