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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


More information...

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: 100thSpring Festival

Saturday 8 May • 97 Church St, Blackpool, FY1 1HL


Contest: 168th British Open

Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Saturday 18 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL40 4SH


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH


Contest: National Brass Band Championship of Great Britain

Saturday 2 October • Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 2AP


Chinnor Silver

April 19 • With rehearsals starting soon in line with government guidelines we are looking to strengthen BACKROW CORNETS &PERCUSSION TEAM concerts and contests planned.we rehearse on wednesdays in our own bandroom check out our lockdown performances and come join us


Chadderton Band

April 17 • Chadderton Band is a friendly non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections of the band particularly on Euph Drums and Horn. Come along for a blow most welcome.


Oxford Cherwell Brass

April 14 • Returning to the band room in May we have vacancies for second and third cornets. Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings 8-10pm at Edward Feild School, Kidlington. The band has engagements and contests lined up from late summer onwards.


John Durrant

MA LLCM TD CertEd (Dist)
Conductor, Band Trainer, Composer, Trumpet and Cornet Soloist, Arranger, Adjudicator


               

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