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Claire Cowan

How long have you been with the band?*

Forever, 37 years

What inspired you to start playing a brass instrument?


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


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

Summer outside

Why did you choose the instrument you currently play?

I don’t

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

I’ve achieved everything I want

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

My mum

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

Independence Day

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

why did you choose to play with Harworth Brass?

Family feel

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


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

Too many to choose from

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