Published on June 12th, 2017 by gavin
New Arrivals At VBS Poynton
VBS Poynton Band are pleased to announce the signing of Tom Nickless on solo Eb Bass following the departure of Iain McKnight to Foden’s. Tom joins the band following his appearance with Oldham (Lees) at the Spring Festival and is a former member of Pemberton Old Band. He is also a member of the Young Ambassadors Band.
The band are also pleased to announce that Salford University student Sam Myers has joined the band on bass trombone replacing Ian Drayton who joined Ashton Band prior to the North West Area. Joining Sam is Megan Bousfield who has recently joined on 2nd Cornet from Greenhalls Band, and is currently assistant Principal Cornet at Foden’s Youth.
Commenting on the signings, MD Stig Maersk told A4B: “I’d like to welcome Tom, Sam and Megan to the band. They are all fantastic young players and I look forward to them helping the band continue to build and progress.’
The band are also pleased to announce that following Iain McKnight’s departure, Jess Tredrea will take over associate conducting responsibilities alongside playing Flugel Horn.