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Concert at Neale Wade Academy

Concert at Neale Wade Academy - Credit: Archant

Neale-Wade Academy hosts its annual Help for Heroes concert with a mix of professional and amateur musicians.

The event features the Academy’s Hereward Concert Band will perform to raise money both for Help for Heroes and the School’s music department. The band consists of musicians from the local area as well as Academy staff and students.

The group will perform a number of pieces from both the stage and the screen.

These will include a selection from ‘Cats’ and music from Disney films, The Incredibles and The Sorcerer’s Apprentice.

The band comes together only once a year especially for the concert and rehearse during the day before performing in the evening.


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The concert has been arranged by Head of Music Ceri Griffin, and local band leader Alan Norris.

Ms Griffin said: “The support we have had over the last six years from local musicians has been amazing. They give up their time for free, and our young musicians benefit from playing next to much more experienced performers.”

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• The concert is in the main hall at Neale-Wade Academy, on Saturday September 3. Doors open at 7pm with the performance starting at 7.30pm.

Tickets cost £5 for adults, £3 for students/children and are available on the night.

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