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Martin Heartfield

GGSM, ARCM, PGCE

Conductor, Adjudicator, Educationalist

Martin Heartfield

Contact details

19, Friend Lane, Edwinstowe, Notts NG21 9QZ

  musicbloke@aol.com
  
  07411223221


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Martin originally studied the Trombone under the guidance of Peter Gane at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and was a member of The National Youth Orchestra and European Youth Orchestra, where he performed under some of the world's leading conductors.

Martin has had a long and illustrious career in the brass band movement stretching nearly thirty years, conducting and adjudicating brass bands, winning many prizes at all levels of band competitions.

Before taking charge of the baton with the Blidworth Welfare Band in 2009, Martin has been Musical Director with the Thoresby Colliery Band, Nottingham City Transport Band, Desford and in his early career two bands in the home counties, namely Aveley Band and the Welwyn Garden City Band.

Until December 2015 Martin worked at the Brunts Academy in Mansfield for over 20 years as Director of Music, Director of Specialism for the Creative and Performing Arts before joining the leadership team 7 years ago as a Deputy Head.

 

 



Contest: Welsh Open

Saturday 16 February • The Grand Pavilion, The Esplanade, Porthcawl, CF36 3YW


Newstead Brass - Contest Countdown

Sunday 17 February • Festival Hall, Hodgkinson Road, Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire NG17 7DJ


Foden's Band - Annual Patrons Concert

Tuesday 19 February • Sandbach School, Crewe Road, Sandbach CW11 3NS


Black Dyke Band - Doncaster Minster

Saturday 23 February • 9 Church St, Doncaster DN1 1RD


The Cobham Band - Best of Brass Concert

Saturday 23 February • The Vera Fletcher Hall. 4 Embercourt Road. Thames Ditton Surrey KT7 0LQ


Freckleton Band

February 15 • We have a vacancy for a 2nd trombone player, although the solo trombone position would be available to the right person. The band has recently been promoted to the Championship section and have a balanced concert and contest programme.


Freckleton Band

February 15 • Freckleton Band have a vacancy for a 2nd baritone player. The band has recently been promoted to the Championship section and have a balanced concert and contest programme. Rehearsal nights are Mondays and Thursdays.


City of Bristol Brass Band

February 15 • City of Bristol Brass Band need an Eb Bass player to complete our team. With a busy year of contest and concert performances lined up, under the baton of Ian Holmes are you the one for us?


Rob Nesbitt

BSc, PG Cert. Ed.
Cartoonist , illustrator, writer