Talented musicians swing on by for a concert in March this weekend

11:35 13 March 2014

Rehearsals for Fenland Youth Swing Band. Lauren Young showing off the new polo shirt.

Rehearsals for Fenland Youth Swing Band. Lauren Young showing off the new polo shirt.

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Big band swing music comes to March when a group of talented young musicians make their debut at a concert this month.

Rehearsals for Fenland Youth Swing Band.Rehearsals for Fenland Youth Swing Band.

The newly formed Fenland Youth Swing Band will appear for the second half of a concert coming to St Peter’s Church this Saturday (15).

The concert is being staged by the Fenland Music Centre Association.

The swing band is made up of 23 young musicians directed by the well known local big band leader Alan Norris who is supported by local musicians Sarah Garford and Kevin Steward.

Performing a wide range of music from the swing band era their programme will feature music by Benny Goodman, Henry Mancini, George Gershwin, Glen Miller and Huey Lewis and the news.

Rehearsals for Fenland Youth Swing Band.Rehearsals for Fenland Youth Swing Band.

The annual concert is organised by the march Rotary Club who have been raising money for the Fenland Music Association for many years.

Entry programmes are £6 for adults, £3 for concessions, £15 for families. The concert starts at 7pm.

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