Wind Orchestra alumni raise £100 for Music as Therapy International

On Saturday 15 February the second annual SAB (SUWO Alumni Band) event took place in Firth Hall when about thirty ex SUWO players from all over the country (Jonathan from Perth, Scotland was the furthest traveller!) and former students from 2000 onwards producing a well balanced, enthusiastic and quality ‘Honours Band’.

It was a day of brilliant music making and a joyous meeting up of old friends and the forging of new ones.

This year our concluding informal play-through of the day’s repertoire

Holst Suite in Eb
Hess Catskills
Hesketh Danceries
Ticheli Vesuvius

was opened to family, friends and supporters in an hour’s Charity Concert for Music As Therapy International. It was a great success and the music even had the children dancing in the aisle.