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MUSICAL DIRECTOR

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Lee Clayson

Lee Clayson - Lee comes from a Brass Band family and joined the Army as a cornet player at the age of 16 having learned to play at school and with the Salvation Army in Plymouth.

 

After 20 years of music making all over the world he was appointed to The Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall, where he was involved in training young musicians and auditioning those who wished to join.

 

He was one of the instrumental figures in forming The Army Brass Band and helped to run this group for 5 years before retirement from the army in 2012 to set up his own company in Plymouth.

 

As well as his experience with The Army Brass Band, Lee has been one of the senior cornet players with several Championship Brass Bands including Desford Colliery where he can chalk up appearances at many contests including the National Championships and The British Open.

CORNETS

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PRINCIPAL

CORNET

Sarah Gray

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SOLO

CORNET

Steve Ponsford

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SOLO

CORNET

Naomi Goldsworthy

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SOLO

CORNET

Laurence Pert

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SOPRANO

CORNET

Ben Dawson

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REPIANO

CORNET

Tom Dawson

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2nd CORNET &

TRAINING MD

Gary Thompson

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2nd 

CORNET

Mike Clarke

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3rd

CORNET

Bob Yates

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3rd 

CORNET

Graham Messenger

HORNS

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FLUGEL

HORN

Siobhan Alsop

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SOLO

HORN

Ken Ayre

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SOLO

HORN

Josie Whale

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1st

HORN

David Ponsford

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2nd

HORN

Emily Edgar

EUPHONIUMS & BARITONES

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SOLO

EUPHONIUM

Simon Mortlock

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SOLO

BARITONE

 

Kevin Ponsford

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2nd

EUPHONIUM

David Gaille

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2nd

BARITONE

Jack Ayland

TROMBONES

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SOLO

TROMBONE

Colin Hudson

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BASS

TROMBONE

VACANCY

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2nd

TROMBONE

Nick Nye

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SOLO

TROMBONE

Aiden Edgar

BASSES

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Eb

BASS 

Adam Glynn

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Bb

BASS

Phil Evans

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Eb

BASS

Cliff Richards

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Bb

BASS

Roger Rowland

PERCUSSION

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PERCUSSION

Rob Urmston 

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PERCUSSION

Matt Simm

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