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Creative Kirklees / News / Fri 11 May 2018

Appreciating the value (of music)

Appreciating the value (of music)

Judith Burns shines a light on Foxhill primary in Bradford, a school which has championed music in the curriculum but is now facing tough decisions about continuing its successful brass band as a result of standstill funding.

High above Bradford, in the village of Queensbury, brass is in the blood.

Black Dyke Band, one of the world's best known brass bands, was formed here by workers from a local mill 163 years ago and still has its headquarters in the village.

Up the road, at Foxhill primary, pupils are following in these illustrious footsteps... to keep reading go to the BBC website

Source: Arts Professional

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