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) Until recently, Director of music at a thriving city Parish church. Now virtually retired from active music performance due to increasing ill health. 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 played in Championship brass contests as a euphonium/baritone player. My main hobby is trains and railways. You may like to click on one of the links below.