HOME

Hover over a picture to find out about our committee

Name:
Dom Birch
Position:
Chair
Instrument(s):
Baritone Sax
Studying:
Music and Sound Recording, 3rd year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“It's hard to choose, but definitely the moments that stand out for me are all the little moments, like breakfast on tour where you find out what everyone's been up to, or after rehearsal in Vbar”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“I've almost drowned, choked, and been run over by a caravan while on holiday (thankfully on separate holidays) ”
Name:
Joe Cockroft
Position:
Secretary
Instrument(s):
Bassoon
Studying:
Chemistry, 3rd year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“Tour was my favourite part of concert band - it's a great opportunity for everyone to get to know each other and really gets people involved in UYCB!”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“I've travelled to over 20 countries!”
Name:
Ollie Bryant
Position:
Treasurer
Instrument(s):
Bassoon
Studying:
Mathematics, 2nd year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“Going to the pub as a group after rehearsals.”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“Can cook minute rice in 58 seconds.”
Name:
Catherine Lands
Position:
Librarian
Instrument(s):
Clarinet
Studying:
Music, 2nd year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“Tour”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“I play around 14 instruments, I've lost count!”
Name:
Emily Morton-West
Position:
Social Sec.
Instrument(s):
Clarinet
Studying:
Biochemistry, 3rd year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“Probably my first UYCB trip to Scarborough, it was actually sunny!”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“I am so clumsy that not only have I dropped my phone down the toilet 3 times, but recently I ran it over with my car and despite it having a literal tyre print on its screen it survived!”
Name:
Emily Linane
Position:
Social Sec.
Instrument(s):
Piccolo, Flute
Studying:
Music, 2nd year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“Tour was amazing being with such a big group of friends on holiday.”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“I play basketball”
Name:
Vic Trodd
Position:
Press & Publicity
Instrument(s):
Alto Sax
Studying:
Interactive Media, 1st year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“Going on tour with the band”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“My ears are boneless 🙉”
Name:
Matt Holt
Position:
Webmaster
Instrument(s):
Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax
Studying:
Electronic Engineering with Music Technology Systems (with year in industry), 5th year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“This being my 5th year in band, I'll have to say Tour(s)!.... Although what happens on tour stays on tour ;)”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“I was once the centre of a Russell Howard joke. Feel free to ask about it over a drink in Veebs, if you're keen”
Name:
James Lindsay
Position:
Tour Manager
Instrument(s):
Flute, Pitched Percussion, Unpitched Percussion
Studying:
Computer Science (with a year in industry), 4rd year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“I’d have to say conducting ‘Where Never Lark or Eagle Flew’ at the end of my first concert as conductor. It’s such an amazing piece and it was an amazing start to my time as conductor.”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“I cannot play percussion.”
Name:
Daniel Westwood
Position:
Ordinary Member
Instrument(s):
Tenor Sax
Studying:
Physics with Astrophysics, 3rd year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“The best moments always happen on tour! Where you get to know pretty much everyone, not just people in your section. Last year it was getting a free round from some random guy in an Irish pub in Mechelen, then playing cards with the other saxes.”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“I was in the scouts back home for 14 years, all the way from primary school to sixth form, and ended up leading sessions I used to be in.”