Corsham Band

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Our Conductor

John Heritage Mmus GGSM LTCL


John has vast music experience - playing in both brass bands and orchestras. Throughout his career he has played a range of instruments including principal trumpet and principal percussion, horn, flugelhorn and cornet. John studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama before becoming a freelance trumpet player, playing in West End shows and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. In his work he has held a variety of positions - Head of Brass and Instrumental Studies at Pangbourne College, Director of Music at a number of schools, Musical Director of a Championship Section band. During his time with bands he was a Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music examiner, becoming  a freelance adjudicator/Musical Director/composer and arranger. 

Currently John continues to play in bands and orchestras and conduct brass bands. Amongst his musical playing, John enjoys singing with Newbury Spring Festival Chorus and the Cecelia Consort with his wife. 

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