Stan has been playing with the training band since last September and has impressed the training band leader' Claire Whitworth

Ms Whitworth said: “He has gained so much in confidence, progressing significantly in a short space of time and has recently started playing with the main band.

“His first performance in public at Nettlecombe is a testament to his dedication and talent.”

The West Somerset Brass Band has a vibrant learner and training band and welcomes both children and adults who are keen to embark on their musical journey.

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