JAMES McCabe, principal cornet of the Rothwell Band, will soon meet his idol.
The legendary James Shepherd performs with Elland Silver Band as it commences its busy summer concert season.
And the season starts tomorrow, Saturday May 14, with a concert at Brighouse Civic Hall at 7.30pm.
Performing in the concert are Elland Silver Band Musical Director James Shepherd, Elland Silver Youth Band with Musical Director Samantha Harrison.
The guest soloist is James McCabe principal cornet of the championship Rothwell Band from Leeds.
James has had a lifelong ambition to meet James Shepherd – Jim to all his friends and colleagues – and as a youngster he spent hours listening to Jim’s recordings.
When James was approached to be the guest at the concert he was very please to accept as this would give the opportunity to not only meet Jim, but also perform alongside him.
He will perform solos with the Nationally Acclaimed Elland Silver Youth Band and also with the senior band.
Tickets at £6 from Kathleen Harrison on 01484 717126 or on the door of the Bradford Road hall.