Lucy Heeley – Principal Cornet
Lucy’s first band was Thurcroft Welfare Brass Band. Shortly after she joined Chapeltown Silver Prize Band, and went on to become Assistant Principal Cornet playing a number of solos at concerts and also being involved in two National Brass Band Championship Finals.
At the age of 11 she gained a place in the National Children’s Brass Band of Great Britain and she has since gone on to become a member of the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain She is also a member of the Yorkshire Youth Brass Band.
The summer of 2018 saw her leave Chapeltown after 3 memorable years to take up the Principal Cornet seat at Strata Brass Band. Her first engagement with the band was the National Brass Band Championships at Cheltenham in September.