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Moulton 77 Brass Band Select a New MD

Published in General on 2017-04-30 by Moulton 77 Brass Band

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Moulton 77 Brass Band is pleased to announce their new MD, Colin Jones.

Colin’s playing career started on baritone in the bottom of the 4th Section with rapid progression through the sections and he played in the Championship Section for more than 20 years with the Point of Ayr Colliery Band.

He started conducting back in the early eighties with the Point of Ayr Colliery Junior Band. Whilst playing with the Point of Ayr Colliery Band he also conducted Deeside Silver and the Gwernaffield Bands in the 4th Section. He conducted the Point of Ayr Colliery Band on several occasions. Whilst playing with the Enderby Band he was appointed the bands Resident Conductor. In 2002 he conducted Croft Silver in the Second Section. He then went to Wigston Band and has been their Assistant Musical Director for the past five years. Since 2010 he has been involved with the Market Harborough Air Training Corps Band which is a military style marching band. Since his involvement they have won every competition entered with both the full band and fanfare section.

Colin is pleased to have been chosen as Moulton 77’s new MD in their 40th year. Colin is looking forward to working with Moulton 77 Brass Band to develop their musical ability to meet their ambitions of moving up to the third section in the near future. He will hit the ground running with a busy concert schedule of:

Saturday 6th May a joint concert with Wolverton Town band at St George’s Church, Wolverton, 18:30

Friday 19th May Charity Concert at Simon De Senlis School, Northampton, 19:00

Saturday 20th May, Moulton Festival, Moulton Pocket Park, 14:30

Sunday 4th June, Abington Park Bandstand, Northampton, 14:00

Further information about the band can be found on our website: moulton77brassband.webs.com

 

 

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