Finest musicians

Our alumni are represented amongst some of the finest professional musicians in the world (Phillip Cobb, Ben Gernon, David Childs, Peter Moore).  They are also teaching in schools and communities, conducting amateur brass bands at all levels and supporting musical activity throughout the UK.

If you are an alumnus / alumna of the band then we would love to hear from you – please get in touch

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Alumni Database

The National Youth Brass Band is a progressive youth organisation championing innovation and diversity.

Our aim is to improve young people’s musicianship and expand their musical horizons.

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Lisa Fitzgerald-Lombard

Member in 
1994
Member between 
1994
Instrument 
Cornet
Teacher in Charge of Music at Hawthorn High School

David Thornton

Member in 
1992-1995
Member between 
1992-1995
Instrument 
Euphonium
Senior Tutor in Brass Bands, RNCM; euphonium player; conductor

Capt Sam Hairsine RM

Member in 
1997-2000
Member between 
1997-2000
Instrument 
Conductor
Director of Music in the Royal Marines Band Service

Alumni profiles

Are you a NYBB alumni and would like to add your details to our database, or are you currently on the database and would like to update something?

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