The GT Group Peterlee Band has announced the appointment of Simon Kerwin as its new Professional Musical Director.
It follows a number of successful rehearsals taken by Simon with the band prior to the North of England Regional Championship. Simon is currently the Bandmaster of The Nottinghamshire Band of the Royal Engineers, which he has directed and developed since its inception in 2007.
A spokesperson told 4BR: "His professional approach and relaxed manner instantly clicked with the band and now plans are in place to work on some future events and projects whilst developing the band further technically and musically."
I'm delighted as it offers a great opportunity to work with this lovely team of people but in a way that fits with my busy professional scheduleSimon Kerwin
In response Simon added: "I'm delighted as it offers a great opportunity to work with this lovely team of people but in a way that fits with my busy professional schedule.
The GT Group Peterlee Band offers a great opportunity for musical development and enjoyable performances."