In today’s episode …. John Sinclair finds out about the Melody Makers - a beginners brass band set up by Julie Hoggarth in a small village in Cumbria. Julie explains how the band came into being during lockdown, and how learners develop a range of life skills as well as musical skills as they learn to play together.
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Our thanks go to Julie Hoggarth and to our funding partners - Arts Council England and Cumbria Community Foundation. We also want to thank our producer and presenter John Sinclair and to thank you for listening today.
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