'Long-term' Orchestral and Band Experiences

As far as I can remember, I have either played with, or conducted the following, either as a volunteer or a professional....... anything as a 'one-off' I've ignored here, and will be found elsewhere on this site.


Herefordshire County Youth Orchestra: 1963 -1969 (First Trumpet)

Hereford Orchestral Society:1963 - 1980 (Trumpet)

Hereford Salvation Army Band: 1966 - 1994 (Principal Solo Cornet / Eb Soprano Cornet and latterly the Bandmaster)

Hereford Salvation Army Songster Brigade: (Equivalent to a Church Choir): 1975 - 1977 (Conductor)

Hereford Big-Band: 1990 - 2001 (Lead Trumpet)

Hereford Gilbert and Sullivan Operatic Society: 1961 - 1977 (Trumpet player in orchestra)


1978 - 1994  (Guest Conductor or Musical Director)

Herefordshire County Intermediate Orchestra: 1985 - 2009 (Orchestral Trainer and Conductor)

Bromyard Wind Band: 1992 to present ~ Trumpet Section and then Musical Director from September 1998

Hereford Fanfare Trumpets: 2017 onwards