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BMus (1st Class Hons.) in Performance/Composition - Royal Northern College of Music
Fodens Brass Band – Principal Tenor Horn (2017 - Present), Grimethorpe Colliery Band - Principal Tenor Horn (2016 – 2017), Wallberg Band, Switzerland – Principal Tenor Horn (2016 - Present), Black Dyke Band – Principal Tenor Horn & Young Composer in Association (2013 – 2016) European, British National, English National, British Open and Yorkshire Regional Championship winner, National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain – Principal Tenor Horn (2007 – 2013) Recipient of Harry Mortimer Solo Award Recipient of Katie Ogden Solo Award on 3 occasions Recipient of Harold and Bernard Tovey Memorial Trophy for Outstanding Musical Contribution, Strata Brass Band – Musical Director (2017 - Present), Ørskog Brass, Norway - Musical Director (Present), Freelance Composer • Composed major works for National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, World Music Championships, New Zealand National Championships, French Open, Dutch National Brass Band Championships. • Composed original work for BBC Singers (2013) • Composed work for wind band at Music For Youth Festival, July 2016, Birmingham Symphony Hall. • Numerous compositions for chamber orchestra at Royal Northern College of Music, including 2 winning performances in Philip Jones Brass Chamber Music award. Bolsover Summer School – Tenor Horn Tutor (2017 - Present) Geneva Instruments – Tenor Horn Artist and Instrument Manufacturer (2016 - Present) OTHER INFORMATION • Finalist – BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Soloist of the Year 2010 & 2011 • Televised Brass Category Finalist – BBC Young Musician of the Year 2012 (BBC 4) • Featured as a guest soloist in the UK, Norway, Switzerland and Germany. • Organised an annual Tenor Horn Spotlight event from 2015-2017 at the Black Dyke Brass Arts Festival, and continues to run this independently supported by Geneva Instruments. • Full CD of music for Brass Band recorded by Flowers Band on the World of Brass label in 2014, 2nd CD recorded in 2016 featuring Phillip Cobb (Trumpet/Cornet) and David Childs (Euphonium) • Recorded sample CD for ABRSM Tenor Horn grade performance syllabus in 2012 • Trained as Mentor for delivery of Arts Award Bronze/Silver levels in 2016 • Adjudicator for the 2017 Swiss National Solo & Quartet Championships, Wiler, Switzerland.
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