Whitburn Band has announced the appointment of Bryan Allen as their new Associate Conductor.
Bryan will work with the Scottish Open champion on various projects in the second half of this year and into 2020 when the band celebrates its 150th anniversary.
The celebrated trumpeter, conductor, educator and adjudicator brings immense experience to the role and continues to work regularly with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Scottish Opera as a performer and conductor.
As a clinician and examiner he works at leading Conservatoires and academic institutions, and he also adjudicates for numerous national and international competitions.
Bryan will work with the Scottish Open champion on various projects in the second half of this year and into 2020 when the band celebrates its 150th anniversary4BR
He was awarded the British Bandsman Award for services to brass in 1995 for his Directorship of Brass Explosion Festivals in Symphony Hall, Birmingham, and in 2011 became the first ever Fellow of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.