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Band-AID Competition Success for Travelsphere Trombonist, David Read

3 Feb 2004

The band is very proud to announce that David Read (2nd Trombone) has won a national competition and brought with his success a wonderful concert opportunity for the band and its audiences alike.

Following David's success at the Brass Herald's Besson Band-AID competition, instrument manufacturer Besson have donated the services of two of their top soloists to perform with the band. The competition was promoted by the new magazine 'Brass Herald' (edited by Philip Biggs) and Besson Marketing Manager, be able to offer the choice of some of the world's finest soloists to Travelsphere Band for what will surely be a great concert."

David Read commented "Travelsphere is already blessed with some wonderful soloists in the band but I'm especially excited to have this opportunity to play with some of the all time greats and hopefully pick up some tips too!"

Following their long association with the Besson Artist, Alan Morrison, The Travelphere Band is delighted to be able to invite other members of this special team of soloists to perform with them in an exciting concert scheduled for later this year.

Band Manager Shawn Pagington said, "We are very proud of David's achievement and absolutely delighted that, with the generosity of the competition organisers and sponsors, we will be able to present a 'concert of a lifetime' with some of the best soloists of our time."