Excitement as members anticipate the evening's entertainment....
Staff members rehearse in preparation for the annual traditional sketch ....
More photos of the performance itself will be uploaded later (much later!) but here is a synopsis of the plot:
HCC insist that the HMS staff give a talk on exercise and healthy eating. The adult team share their favourite sporting pastimes in appropriate dress. They then do an aerobic workout incorporating moves from their sports.
Elected band members are required to join in for prizes.
Finally, Jock, Jon and Jane promote healthy eating by drinking a freshly made juice whch inclues broccoli, courgette, beetroot and onion.
The Matt Watling Wonders dazzle everyone with a varied programme...
This ensemble largely but not exclusively comprises ex-members who show current members what a dazzling musical career might await them. They are:
Matt Watling on Euphonium (Music Hub Staff, just graduated from RNCM)
Ben Watling on Tenor Trombone (Trinity graduate, professional musician)
Anna Brown on Bass Trombone (Year 2 at Trinity)
George Lee on Tuba (Year 2 at Guildhall)
Mark Streather on Percussion (HMS staff)
Matt Head on French Horn (Year 4 at RNCM)
Adam Denman on Flugelhorn (just graduated from Royal Welsh College of Music)
Jock McKenzie on Trumpet, Director HCYB (RNCM graduate)
Gemma Fuller on Trumpet (HMS staff, graduate of Royal College of Music)
Jim Potter on Trumpet (YEar 3 at Birmingham Conservatoire)