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Sunday 25 February 2018

Lourdes Youth Band perform in National Concert Hall

The Lourdes band.
The Lourdes band.

Fiona Magennis

Lourdes Youth Band to represent Drogheda in the National Concert Hall

The Lourdes Youth Band, under the baton of Mr John Walsh will travel to the National Concert Hall in Dublin to perform in the 21st Anniversary concert for the "Lassus Scholars and Piccolo Lasso Choir".

The Lourdes Youth Brand were formed in 2014. In July 2016 they were winners of the Junior Section of the South of Ireland Band Championships. Under Mr. John Walsh guidance they have advanced to compete at Intermediate level. Aside from their competition work, the band has given recitals at music events in the Drogheda area. 

Being asked to perform the National Concert Hall is testament to the band's high standard. They are very proud to have been selected to represent Drogheda on the national stage. 

Those wishing to support the Lourdes Youth Band can purchase tickets for the concert at www.nch.ie or contact Band PRO Mrs. S Newman at 086-8829844.

The award winning Lourdes Youth Band are currently recruiting. We accept people with or without musical knowledge. It's a great opportunity for teens who wish to get involved and become part of this long established musical organisation in the town. Perhaps you already play an instrument, or are a past member getting back to playing! You are most welcome.

The Lourdes Brass Band & Youth Band is located on Bachelors Lane Drogheda. If you are interested in beginning or indeed advancing your musical career call in any Tuesday evening in September between 7.30pm and 8.30pm to enrol, or you can contact the Lourdes Brass Band on Facebook.Looking forward to seeing you!

Drogheda Independent

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