Occupation: HGV Technician
Position: Solo Horn
Date joined: 2002-2011, rejoined in 2013.
Previous brass bands: Hartshead Moor, Wilsden Band, Emley Brass Band
Favourite brass band piece: Pirates Of The Caribbean
Best brass banding moment: Winning Third Section playing Tam O’Shanter’s Ride
Player history: –
Interesting fact: Bald.
Position: First Horn
Date joined: Ruth joined the band after helping out too many times to remember and also playing for the Grange Moor Concert Brass Band.
Previous brass bands: Grange Moor Concert Brass Band
Favourite brass band piece: Game Of Thrones
Best brass banding moment: Playing at the Yorkshire Area Contest.
Player History: Living in the village, it is easy to support my local band!
Interesting fact: When she’s not at band, Ruth likes to look after her twin daughters (and make sure they’re not creating too much havoc!).
Occupation: Retired administrator in a debt counselling charity
Position: Second Horn
Date joined: February 2015
Previous brass bands: Lofthouse 2000
Favourite brass band piece: Can’t choose between Nimrod and Breezing Down Broadway.
Best brass banding moment: Playing with Lofthouse Band in the Jardin du Luxembourg park in Paris.
Player history: I learned the piano and have also taught it. Aged 50, I took up the tenor horn, because we had one!
Interesting fact: I spent 3 weeks in Papua New Guinea.