New Musical Director

The Blidworth Welfare band are pleased to announce the appointment of Yamaha Artist Simon Gresswell as their new Musical Director. Hailing from Queensbury he started his playing under the legendary James Shepherd.

Simon went on to have a successful playing career playing with Black Dyke Mills, Williams Fairey, Brighouse and Rastrick and YBS Bands. This brought a multitude of honours including National, British Open and European titles.

Simon moved on to further success, this time conducting Enderby Band, leading them to many contest successes and qualification to the National Finals.

Simon commented, “I am delighted to take on the role of Musical Director of Blidworth, they are a great bunch of players and are a verysolid band in terms of membership, they also have a very responsive musical attitude. I look forward to building on the foundations laid by my predecessor Simon Oates”.

Blidworth Band are very happy with this appointment and look forward to Simon moving the band forward in the New Year and to enjoy further success.

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