Horn player excels
Playing the flugelhorn comes naturally to Matamata College student Jessica Schweizer.
Her years of training have finally paid off, with Jessica’s recent acceptance into the New Zealand Youth Brass Band, and an upcoming China tour in July.
Jessica has been playing the flugelhorn since she was 10.
‘‘My dad played in the Matamata Brass Band, and when I went to listen to their concert, Memorie Brooky played a solo on her flugelhorn. It was then when I decided I wanted to play it too.’’
The under- 18 New Zealand Youth Brass Band was formed