Most memorable playing moment …
Playing my first solo, Sugar Blues at the age of 14. I was on second cornet with Watford Band and it gave me the confidence and experience to want to progress playing.
Proudest banding moment …
I am proud to have played with so many talented and wonderful people who have encouraged me and helped me to evolve as a musician and increase my standard of playing.
Previous bands …
Beech Hill Concert Band (French Horn)
Boobs and Brass
London Metropolitan Brass
West Herts Wind Orchestra
Woodley Concert Band (French Horn)
Young Ambassadors Brass Band
Dep’d with …
Alder Valley, Andover Town Band, Camberley Band, City of Cambridge Brass Band, Sandhurst Community Brass Band, St Agnes Silver Band, St Albans Band, Ware Brass, Milton Keynes Brass, Royston Town
Favourite piece …
There are so many, but my favourite solo to play on horn is Demelza.
Favourite pieces also currently include: Macarthur Park, Sir Duke, Penny Lane, Eleanor Rigby and Caravan though this is a much bigger list and I keep adding to it!
Musical ambition …
I always look to improve to become the best musician I can be.