Rutland Concert Band is preparing for busy year

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Members of the Rutland Concert Band are in rehearsals and preparing for a busy year ahead.

he band will hold its annual concert in Oakham Castle on March 29.

This year’s programme will include ballet themes followed by a salute to the cinema and will also feature a guest piper performing two pieces with the band.

Tickets for the concert are now available from Music and More in High Street, Oakham.

The band is also hosting Proms in the Park on Armed Forces Day, on June 28 in Cutts Close, in aid of Help for Heroes. The band will be joined by guest vocalist, Caroline Trutz to perform all the proms favourites.

In August the band will be embarking on its first European tour.

For more, or to join the tour, e-mail