Rob Westacott Appointed as New Musical Director

Slaithwaite Band are delighted to announce the appointment of Rob Westacott as their new Musical Director.

Rob is well known in the Brass Banding world as a top class cornet player, but this is his first official position as a conductor.

During his career, Rob has held principal positions with some of the top bands including Brighouse & Rastrick, Grimethorpe and laterly as assistant principal at Black Dyke.

He was also a cornet tutor for the National Children’s Band of Great Britian, YHBBA and Yorkshire Youth Band and has assisted regular MD’s of several other bands in contest preparation and sectionals.

The band are thrilled to welcome Rob into the fold and we are looking forward to developing under his baton.

See the 4barsrest press release here

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Slaithwaite Bandroom Bar Now Open to the Public

The Bandroom’s bar is now open to the public. Why not come along and enjoy a drink or try one of our guest beers.

The bandroom hall with its own bar, kitchen, PA system and stage is also available to hire as a function room.

Visit the bandroom page for more information