BYBA Academy Brass Report
A large field of 21 Bands and Corps made their way to Barnsley in the North of England for the last BYBA show in the first half of the season. It was also the first time that the DCE system was to be used in the UK as a trial for Division 1 and Associate Class.
11th Northampton BB Juniors were the first band on the field as the Junior Class got underway. Dressed in traditional Boys Brigade uniform, this young unit performed a military style show with B flat valve less bugles, which sadly is now rather rare. An excellent solo Xylophone player stole the show whilst the bugle players doubled on Cymbals and got the day off to an entertaining start.
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