Band Leaders

The Band is very proud of its leaders, many of whom have progressed to become leading educationalists, professional instrumentalists, conductors and principal players in top flight bands. 


Maurice Murphy

1952 to 1954

Richard Evans

1952

John Berryman

1954 to 1958

David James

1959 to 1960

John Clay

1961 to 1962

Jennifer Gillingham

1963

Phillip McCann

1964 to 1967

Elizabeth Heyes

1967

Nigel Boddice

1967 to 1968 and 1970

Neil Jowett

1969

David Lord

1971

Nicholas Thompson

1972 and 1974

Lynda Nicholson

1973 to 1976

Stephen Howard

1976

Mark Mosley

1976

Alan Morrison

1977

David Pearce

1978

Elaine Wolffe

1979 to 1980

Christopher Wood

1980

Beverley Gray

1981

Richard Grantham

1981 to 1982

Martin Winter

1983

Helen Quayle

1984

Ian Porthouse

1984 to 1987

Brian Winter

1985

Peter Hadfield

1987 to 1988

Nicola Schofield

1989

Mark Wilkinson

1989 to 1990

Richard Wood

1990

Jason Moore

1991

Neil Fulton

1991 to 1992

James Knight

1993 to 1994 and 1996

Gavin Bowyer

1994 to 1995

Samantha Harrison

1995

David Geoghegan

1997 to 2001

Paula Russell

1997 to 1998

Thomas Osborne

1999 to 2001

David Geoghegan

2001 to 2002

Laura Hirst

2002

Philip Cobb

2002 to 2006

Tom Hutchinson

2005 and 2006

Tom Poulson

2006

Paul Duffy 

2007

Joe Murray

2008

Ben Hirons

2008

James Fountain

2008 to 2011

Jamie Smith

2011

James Fountain

2012

Illiamn Quane

2013 to 2014

Thomas Fountain

2015 to 2016