The Yorkshire Wind Orchestra is 25 and were planning to celebrate their 25th anniversary in style on May 16th with a special concert.
As they can't play together - we all know why - the orchestra has made a distance recording of a brand new version of Happy Birthday in aid of the Yorkshire Ambulance Service Charity. By performing this fabulous arrangement by their Musical Director (MD), Keiron Anderson, the orchestra are trying to raise £625 by the date of their now-cancelled birthday concert date, 16th May.
MD Keiron has captured the essence of YWO and distilled it into a minute and a half of music. The lo-fi audio and video recordings were then assembled by Ricardo Lacombe and turned them into something beautiful. Here it is: