Kirkintilloch Band has announced the appointment of Daniel de Gruchy-Lambert as their new principal cornet.
Daniel has helped the band out many times over recent years, but is now able to take on the role on a full time basis.
A band spokesperson told 4BR: "Daniel graduated with a First Class Honours degree and a Masters from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and has studied with Nigel Boddice, John Wallace and Paul Archibald among others.
He also played principal trumpet in all the Academy orchestras and several ensembles and worked under world-renowned conductors such as Bernard Haitink and Nicholas Cleobury.
He recently won the coveted Classical Concerto Prize and played the Haydn 'Trumpet Concerto' in the Christmas season with the RCS Chamber Orchestra.
As Daniel is remaining in Glasgow, where he hopes to establish himself further, we are delighted that this excellent musician has decided to join us in this important roleKirkintilloch Band
They added: "As Daniel is remaining in Glasgow, where he hopes to establish himself further as a freelance performer, teacher and composer, we are delighted that this excellent musician has decided to join us in this important role."