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Stars join up for Cancer Charity concert

Star players will join up for a great cause later this month at Exeter Cathedral.

Exeter
  The concert hopes to raise funds for the works of Cancer Research UK

A new ensemble entitled Philharmonic Brass is hoping to raise both awareness and much need funds for the vital ongoing work of Cancer Research UK.

The event under the baton of conductor Matt Green will bring together over 40 of the UK's finest musicians (both professional and amateur) for a memorable evening of music making at Exeter Cathedral.

It will take place on Saturday 30th March (7.30pm) and will include the likes of Cory principal cornet Tom Hutchinson, Martin Britt, Mike Howley, Rob Nicholson, Will Norman, Stephen Sykes and lots of players from the Royal Marines.

It's going to be a great evening for a great cause. We are delighted to have been able to attract the support of so many wonderful performers — and the solo spots are going to be amazingspokesperson

Great evening

A spokesperson told 4BR: "It's going to be a great evening for a great cause. We are delighted to have been able to attract the support of so many wonderful performers — and the solo spots are going to be amazing.

Please come along and support the event as all proceeds will go to a wonderful cause that touches us all.

It's going to be a great evening for a great cause. We are delighted to have been able to attract the support of so many wonderful performers — and the solo spots are going to be amazingspokesperson

Find out more:

https:/­/­www.facebook.com/­philharmonicbrassuk/

Event: https:/­/­www.facebook.com/­events/­283444735677095/

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