VIDEO: Bute Community Band’s Christmas celebration

The Bute Community Band celebrated Christmas in style this week with a festive musical extravaganza at the United Church of Bute.

The band’s programme included a mixture of Christmas carols, favourite festive songs and well-known TV and film themes - te three extracts in the video clip above are from Troika by Sergei Prokofiev, an arrangement by Philip Sparke of the carol In The Bleak Midwinter, and Leroy Anderson’s medley A Christmas Festival.

Bute Community Band in concert at the United Church of Bute on December 15, 2015.

Bute Community Band in concert at the United Church of Bute on December 15, 2015.

The money raised at the concert will be added to the support being offered to the families who have recently arrived on Bute from Syria.