Past Pride of Andover Award winner, Steve Large, has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the New Years Honour List 2014, for his contribution to Brass Band Music.
Steve Large was nominated for his outstanding commitment to music in 2010. Steven’s voluntary work with the Test Valley Brass Band had brought them expansion and success and he was awarded a Trophy for his Contribution to the Arts.
Since then Steve has formed the Andover Town Band who are going from strength to strength, achieving recognition in Brass Band Competitions for individual and group performances.
As conductor and musical director Steve tries to bring a unique experience to Brass Band Concerts mixing traditional and modern music
For a chance to see Andover Town Band perform, they are performing “We Are The Champions” on Saturday 11th January 2014 – a joint concert by the Andover Town Band & Woodfalls Band, raising money for the Stroke Association