The Band are pleased to welcome six new players to their ranks as they enter 2015 in the first section.
Jess Bland who has recently graduated from university in Cambridge with a music degree has joined on the front row cornet as she returns to her home town of Sheffield.
The remaining five are all from nearby Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Band. They are John Noon and William McLaughlan on Eb Bass and solo cornet as well as three members of the talented Squires family - who have been well known on the Midlands band scene for many years. Euphonium player Martin Squires says:
"We are all looking forward to playing with friends old and new in Bakewell Band and really appreciate the moves that Bakewell's current players have made to accommodate us as a family unit"
Graham & Paula Weighill who bring a wealth of valuable knowledge and experience from their many years with Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Band to join band President Linda Wragg in a non playing capacity.
The current players have offered a warm and friendly welcome to all the new faces and look forward to an exciting year of banding ahead.