NAME – Karen Smith
When Started Playing – 1980-1986 then a gap of 23 years 2009
When Joined Denton Brass - on and off through the years but most recently April 2015
Previous Bands - 1980-01986 Hollingworth, Burnage, Denton Oldham Batteries, Denton Original 2009-onwards, Denton Brass, Tintwistle, Denton Brass
Best moment in Banding - winning a slow melody solo contest playing The Lost Chord at the age 11.
Worst moment in Banding - attempting a world record for the worlds largest marching brass band and ending up being taken to hospital in an ambulance with hypothermia.
Favourite Test Piece - Brass Triumphant by Gareth Wood
Future hopes and wishes - to see Denton Brass climb up the sections again like we did in the 80’s.