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Chris King

MBA, BMus(Hons), LRSM, AoBBA

Conductor, Arranger, Adjudicator, Compere, Band Trainer

Chris King

Contact details

269 Lincoln Avenue, Twickenham, TW2 6NL

  chrisking1971@mac.com
  
  07595397472


More information...

Chris King started his interest in music while playing the cornet with various brass bands in Lincolnshire, going on to serve as a musician in the British Army for 25 years, culminating his service as Bandmaster of the Band of the Grenadier Guards in London.

Chris began his relationship with the Friary Brass Band as Musical Director in 2006. During his tenure, the band has had repeated contest success including victory at the 2010 First Section National Championships and the 2014 Senior Trophy, L&SC champions in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 as well as qualification for the National Brass Band Championships in the Royal Albert Hall on the last six successive years. As well as conducting Friary Brass on a regular basis, Chris has worked as conductor in Denmark, Norway and Sweden.

He has judged recently at Brass in Concert, SIDDIS and the L&SC and Midlands Regional Championships and a number of music festivals. As well as being an experienced conductor and adjudicator, he is also highly regarded as a band arranger.

 

 



Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Friday 9 July • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE


Regent Hall Concerts - Cor8 Horn Ensemble

Friday 16 July • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE


Regent Hall Concerts - Quintet Aerata - Brass Quintet

Friday 23 July • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE


Regent Hall Concerts - j5o brass quintet

Friday 30 July • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London . SE7 8RE


Regent Hall Concerts - Trafalgar Brass

Friday 6 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE


Shipston Town Band

June 23 • As we prepare to return to regular rehearsals we are looking to recruit a Bb Bass EEb Bass and Bass Trombone to bring the band up to full strength. We will be rehearsing on Wednesday at 7.30 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. We are Section 3 in the Midland Area


Ibstock Brick Brass

June 23 • Ibstock Brick Brass, under the Musical Direction of Dave Lea, are looking for a Principle Cornet to to join their line up and lead the band as they return back to rehearsals and contests post lockdown.


Ibstock Brick Brass

June 23 • Ibstock Brick Brass, under the Musical Direction of Dave Lea, are looking for a Trombone player (position negotiable) to join their line up as they return back to rehearsals and contests post lockdown.


David Barringer

BMus(Homs)
Conductor and Adjudicator


               

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