Tintwistle Band took part in the Hardraw Scar Entertainment Contest on
Sunday 8th September.
Hardraw is close to the market town of Hawes in North Yorkshire.
Competing bands played a 20 minute concert programme and had to include a
March and a hymn tune,
Tintwistle played an arrangement by Philip Wilby of " The Day Though Gavest " and
were awarded the prize for the best hymn tune.
Tintwistle's programme also featured their Soprano Cornet player Maria Clarke who impressed with Paul McCartneys " Live and Let Die " arranged by Ray Farr.
For their March the band played " The Jaguar" by Goff Richards and also played
" Mr Jums " from Chris Hazells Three Brass Cats arranged by Alan Catherall.
For their finale Tintwistle Band played Sandy Smiths arrangement of "Valero" by
James Swearingen. The audience clearly enjoyed the Latin excitement
and the band were happy to provide it.
The contest was won by the Leyburn Band from Preston under Scar. N Yorkshire.
Tintwistle Band owe a big thankyou to players who helped us out on the day. without your help we would have been unable to take part.
Well done Tintwistle Band