Brass band star dies

Former Black Dyke resident conductor Michael Antrobus has died in Norway at the age of 73.

A child chorister at Chester Cathedral, he played trumpet in the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and conducted Black Dyke for two years from 1978. Then he discovered Norway, where he played a huge role in developing brass band culture.

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Obits here and here.

 

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