Pershore Midsummer Brass 2023

On Saturday July 1st, Shipston Town Band conducted by Howard Gibbs performed at the prestigious Pershore Midsummer Brass where 25 bands performed at 4 different venues in a feast of music making beginning at 10.00 a.m. and finishing 12 hours later. They performed at the famous Pershore Abbey to open proceedings at 10.00 a.m. and presented a carefully chosen programme including the Theme from Out Of Africa and two perfectly performed solos by Flugel Horn Darran Wheeler and Solo Horn Liz Smith to well-earned applause. A second performance followed at the 15th┬áCentury Star Inn where Principal Cornet Paolo Pezzangora played Sugar Blues and the Tenor Horns played an arrangement of Scott Joplin’s Maple Leaf Rag to conclude a good day’s music making.

Paolo Pezzangora
Liz Smith
Darran Wheeler