Music Advisors and Artistic Directors

Music Advisors

Since it was founded in 1952 the Band has had just six Music Advisors.

Dr Denis Wright OBE (1952 to 1967)

Geoffrey Brand (1967 to 1975)

Arthur Butterworth (1975 to 1984)

Dr. Roy Newsome (1984 to 2001)

Elgar Howarth (2001 to 2006)

Bramwell Tovey (2006 to 2011)

Dr Nicholas Childs has been the Music Director of the children's band since its formation in 2005.

Artistic Directors

Easter 2011 Bramwell Tovey

Summer 2011 Allan Withington

Easter 2012 Bramwell Tovey

Summer 2012 Bramwell Tovey

Easter 2013 Bramwell Tovey

Summer 2013 Bramwell Tovey

Easter 2014 Bramwell Tovey

Summer 2014 Michelle Rakers