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SOUTH and MID WALES
FELLOWSHIP BAND

Derek Lucas

Euphonium Bb


 
Derek attends the Cwmbran Corps where as well as playing in the band he is a is a songster, the C.L.S and the C.P.R.

He worked for ICI  for 30 years and has previously played for Abertillery Salvation Army band. For a number of years He was the secretary for Cwmbran Brass

Derek's favourite band piece is "Divine Communion" by Arthur Gullidge.

When asked for his best banding memory Derek replies "This is a difficult question because there are so many, However I think it must be my first away weekend with Abertillery SA band to Blackpool - It is totally vivid in my memory today even after sixty years".

Finally Derek says "Being in a Salvation Army Band gives me the opportunity To witness to my faith".