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Jan Juska

How long have you been with the band?*

Over 30 years

What inspired you to start playing a brass instrument?

I don’t I play percussion

What do you enjoy the most about brass banding/ music in general?


What is your favourite time of year with the band and why?

Christmas even though it’s crazy

Why did you choose the instrument you currently play?

By accident

Within the world of brass banding and music, what would your lifetime goal look like?

Just to keep enjoying playing to a good standard

Has any one person or band inspired you, and if so how?

My kids . So proud of them.

What is your favourite music to play with the band and why? (Marchs, hymns, current music etc.)

Good parts for percussion but all sorts really


What do you feel makes Harworth Brass unique from other bands or 

why did you choose to play with Harworth Brass?

The people and family feel.

If you had the opportunity to learn another instrument (brass or non brass) what would it be and why?

Saxophone. Just love the sound.

What is your favourite memory or occasion from your time with Harworth Brass, and what made it special to you?

Coming second in the area, my mum was so shocked. She didn’t believe us as she stayed on the bus for the results. You do t always get the result you hope for,

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