Hitchin Band

PUBLISHED: 17:11 03 February 2006 | UPDATED: 09:35 06 May 2010

Announce its new Musical Director, Mr Ian Graves, who joins in time for the 2006 Area contest where the band will compete in the second section after gaining promotion as well as a trip to the National Finals in 2005. Ian brings with him a wealth of musi

Announce its new Musical Director, Mr Ian Graves, who joins in time for the 2006 Area contest where the band will compete in the second section after gaining promotion as well as a trip to the National Finals in 2005. Ian brings with him a wealth of musical knowledge having served in The Band of The Life Guards for twenty-five years. He held the position of Principal Cornet for fifteen years and was appointed Trumpet Major of The Life Guards in 1991, retiring as Band Corporal Major in 2001. Ian has played at many state and ceremonial functions and travelled the world extensively with The Life Guards. More recently he has conducted local brass bands and is once again looking forward to contesting with Hitchin Band. For information about the Band visit www.hitchinband.co.uk or call the Secretary on 01582 665024.

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