and Highbridge Town Band appoints new president
and Highbridge Town Band has appointed Cllr Michael Clarke as
its new president this week.
Michael, who is the currently the towns' Mayor, said he was "hugely
honoured" to be chosen for the role.
have always admired the town band's performances and used to play
a double bass myself in my younger years at university so it's
great to be a part of this group," he said.
members formally welcomed him during Wednesday's rehearsal session
where he got to meet some of the 28 band members.
long-running band, which has 28 members, celebrated its 70th year
in 2015 and is currently busily rehearsing for its new season
opening performance of 2016 will be held on Sunday April 24th
at 7.45pm in Burnham-On-Sea's Princess Theatre. Tickets are on
sale now via the box office on 01278 784464.
New president Michael Clarke with Musical Director Steven Sykes
and Chairman Tony Fricker