Born in Bristol 1943, BSc (Hons), Cert Ed, formerly Head of Science at a large Comprehensive, then became a full time professional musician. Very broad musical experience - teacher of strings/brass/piano and organ - conductor/composer/arranger (inveterate! - up to 100 substantial pieces per annum) Now retired due to increasing ill health after nearly 40 years as Director of music at a thriving city Parish church. Past experiences include conducting choral societies/chamber choirs/orchestras/brass bands and many years of orchestral playing as a violinist/violist and trombone player. Also principal euphonium player in the British Aerospace concert band and also played in Championship contests. My main hobby is trains and railways. If this of interest to you may like to click on one of the links below.