On Sunday 21st May the band ventured over to Holmfirth for the Holme Valley Brass Band contest at the Civic Hall.
Playing the hymn tune “Abide with me” and the own choice test piece of Paul Lovat-Cooper’s “Vitae Aeternum”, the band came away with the second prize in Section B as well as the prize for Best Trombone Section in Section B.
Then band continues to progress through the Second Section following their promotion in the New Year and will be looking for more success as the year goes on.
The band will be playing next at the Easingwold March Contest on June 24th.
Section B: Second and Third Section bands
1st Skelmanthorpe Prospect Band
2nd Crofton Silver Band
3rd Whitworth Vale & Healey Band
1. Skelmanthorpe Prospect Band
2. Crofton Silver Band
3. Whitworth Vale & Healey Band
Outstanding Euphonium: Skelmanthorpe Prospect Band
Outstanding Trombone Section: Crofton Silver Band
Best Percussion: Whitworth Vale and Healey Band
Outstanding Conductor: Phil Garlick, Skelmanthorpe Prospect Band