Mar 072016


on Saturday 19th March at 7.30pm

Macclesfield Methodist Church, Westminster Road

The Academy has a very successful music tradition going back over 40 years. It enjoys an enviable reputation as one of the UK’s leading educational establishments in its provision of musical opportunities for all it students.

The Showband has appeared twice in the New York Wind Band Festival in the Carnegie Hall receiving the Gold Award in 2007 and performing at the Showcase evening concert in 2010. In 2012 the Showband represented England in the Commonwealth Carnival of Music in Westminster Hall, London for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

In July 2013 the Showband competed at the World Music Contest for youth wind bands at Kerkrade in Holland and was awarded the Gold Medal.

On numerous occasions the Band has received gold awards in the National Concert Band Festival of Great Britain. In 2015 the Band received the prestigious ‘Performance Practice’ award at the National Festival of Music for Youth in Symphony Hall, Birmingham, the category sponsored by MDMT.

Do not miss this opportunity to hear a really outstanding youth band.

Tickets £10 from 01625 433187 / 615298