Talented musicians swing on by for a concert in March this weekend

11:35 13 March 2014

Rehearsals for Fenland Youth Swing Band. Lauren Young showing off the new polo shirt.

Rehearsals for Fenland Youth Swing Band. Lauren Young showing off the new polo shirt.

Archant

Big band swing music comes to March when a group of talented young musicians make their debut at a concert this month.

Rehearsals for Fenland Youth Swing Band.Rehearsals for Fenland Youth Swing Band.

The newly formed Fenland Youth Swing Band will appear for the second half of a concert coming to St Peter’s Church this Saturday (15).

The concert is being staged by the Fenland Music Centre Association.

The swing band is made up of 23 young musicians directed by the well known local big band leader Alan Norris who is supported by local musicians Sarah Garford and Kevin Steward.

Performing a wide range of music from the swing band era their programme will feature music by Benny Goodman, Henry Mancini, George Gershwin, Glen Miller and Huey Lewis and the news.

Rehearsals for Fenland Youth Swing Band.Rehearsals for Fenland Youth Swing Band.

The annual concert is organised by the march Rotary Club who have been raising money for the Fenland Music Association for many years.

Entry programmes are £6 for adults, £3 for concessions, £15 for families. The concert starts at 7pm.

0 comments

More news stories

Yesterday, 20:16
Anne Hill

Less than a month after Ofsted described the Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech as “inadequate”, the college has announced its £90,000 a year principal Clare Claxton is being replaced.

Yesterday, 15:40
Co-op Foodstore, Bridge Road, Sutton Bridge. Picture: Steve Williams.

A gaping hole has been left in the front of the Co-operative Foodstore on Bridge Road, Sutton Bridge, after thieves used a teleporter vehicle to attack and remove a cash machine last night.

Yesterday, 15:26
Mick George Quarry Block Fen Mepal. Picture: Steve Williams.

Police looking to identify a person whose head was found in a skip in Mepal have ruled out using a forensic artist for the time being.

Yesterday, 11:43
Cambridgeshire County Council devolution debate:

A devolution deal involving just Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is imminent and could be agreed in principle as early as Friday.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Cambs Times e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up