What an experience!

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by harveyhassanator, Jul 29, 2011.

  1. harveyhassanator

    harveyhassanator Pianissimo User

    Sep 5, 2010
    Just got back from playing flugel in the National Brass Band of Wales. Was so great. 10 hours of playing most days for a week. Our conductor was Nicolas Childs who, if you haven't heard of him, you should listen to his playing and, out soloist was his nephew David Childs. He is awesome in every way. He is the best euphonium player on earth. Was so great to play with such a good band. All out tutors were Cory or Black dyke players. It makes me want to practice to achieve things that these people have :) Sorry if this annoys anyone im just really excited after all of this :)
  2. trumpetup

    trumpetup Piano User

    Jan 12, 2009
    Godley, Texas
    It's always good to renew the fire :thumbsup:
    That is a very good experience.
    Good Luck,
  3. Peter McNeill

    Peter McNeill Utimate User

    Jan 30, 2009
    Melbourne Australia
    Annoyed? NO WAY!!

    Just GREEN with envy [​IMG], Lucky you. Now you've heard the best and played with the best, go chase the dream!
  4. hup_d_dup

    hup_d_dup Piano User

    May 28, 2009
    Tewksbury, NJ, USA
    David Childs performed here in the US two months ago with the New Amsterdam Brass Band. He is an incredible musician so I understand your enthusiasm. I'm sure it was very exciting to play with musicians of that caliber.
  5. NYCO10

    NYCO10 Pianissimo User

    Feb 20, 2010
    United Kingdom
    I had a similar experience with the National Youth Wind Ensemble of GB earlier this month when we attended the WASBE conference in Taiwan also touring Hong Kong and Macau! I guess your a similar age to me (16) and its great to hear you share the same passion!!! :) :play:
  6. tobylou8

    tobylou8 Utimate User

    Dec 22, 2008
    :-(:-(:-( do they have this stuff for "geezers"? :lol::lol:
  7. Rapier

    Rapier Forte User

    Jul 18, 2011
    Good for you, and I'm off to the IBBSS in Swansea, on Sunday, for the week. Where there will be, Nick Childs, Bob Childs, David Childs, Owen Farr, Richard Marshall, Joe Cook and lots of Dyke, Cory and other top bands players in attendance. Oh, and me. :)

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