HCYB Away Blogs

Follow the band here.  The most recent posts are shown first so you are reading a story in reverse.  Please scroll down to see previous posts.  And PLEASE enhance the life of the Blog by adding your comments.

(All comments are moderated before publication and your email address is not displayed on the Blog).

End of Tour Concert and Group Photos

Posted on

3 Comments

That was so good!
Yes, it's been great to perform before huge crowds on this tour. However, to play in a beautiful lakeside village up in the mountains, where seemingly the whole village turned out was so special. A great reception from the locals and their band will leave very special memories - we MUST return!

Of course, tonight is also tinged with real sadness; the very last performance in HCYB for our leavers. You are all very special people. I have either taught and / or conducted you for many years now - I will miss you all so much! All the very best as you embark on the next phase of your journey - university / conservatoire / employment / gap year etc.

To those HCYB members returning in September - we rebuild & go forward again! Enjoy the rest of your summer and please be prepared to fill some very big shoes.

This has been such a special tour, thank you to you all.
Jock (& Dad to two of the band).

CroatiaTourEnd1

End of Tour Solo Cornets + Sop

CroatiaTourEnd2

End of Tour Reps, 2nds + 3rds

CroatiaTourEnd3

End of Tour Horns

CroatiaTourEnd4

End of Tour Euphs + Bars

CroatiaTourEnd5

End of Tour Bones

CroatiaTourEnd6

End of Tour Percussion

CroatiaTourEnd7

End of Tour Flugels

CroatiaTourEnd8

End of Tour Tubas

CroatiaTourEndTubas

Add a comment:

Leave a comment:

Comments

  1. Jane

    Thanks so much to the whole team - here and abroad - for giving our young people such an amazing experience in Croatia. The memories and friendships will, I'm sure, last a lifetime. Hope the journey home isn't too arduous! Looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow afternoon.

    Posted on

  2. BlogEd

    Thank you Sandra and Mike. You are most welcome. Photos, commentary and posting has been entirely a joint effort between the team on the ground and BlogEd UK central :) I hope you have a wonderful trip to Croatia. Thank you so much for taking the time to post a comment. BlogEd

    Posted on

  3. Sandra & Mike Pettit

    Dear Blog Ed, As Grandparents we have thoroughly enjoyed your excellent coverage of the tour. The scenery has been amazing, so much so that Croatia is on our holiday list for next year. The concerts have obviously been a great success and a recignition of all the hard work everyone contributes during the year. Congratulations to all.

    Posted on

Add a comment