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Name:
Adam Bates
Position:
Chair
Instrument(s):
Piccolo, Flute
Studying:
Biomedical Science, 2nd year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“Stories from tour. Wish I could have seen Kiah on that night out. ”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“When asked who had the best flute solo last year last years band replied with 'not Adam' so here's a gentle reminder that I could shoot an apple off your head with an arrow from 20m”
Name:
Matt Holt
Position:
Secretary
Instrument(s):
Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax
Studying:
Electronic Engineering with Music Technology Systems, 3rd year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“Defo tour to Utrecht! It was such a great week and got chance to get to know some fab people!”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“My obsession with Lucky Chops reached its peak when I got retweeted by and had a twitter convo with them. (See for yourself: @mattholt05 #shamelessplug)”
Name:
Stefan Petrycki
Position:
Treasurer
Instrument(s):
Bassoon, Clarinet
Studying:
Music, 3rd year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“Chicken Run. Definitely Chicken Run”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“I once cut off my own toe”
Name:
Rebecca Seaton
Position:
Librarian
Instrument(s):
Trumpet
Studying:
Music, 3rd year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“My favourite moment of being in Concert Band has to be the tours that I have been on. ”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“I used to be nicknamed 'Cardigan' by my spanish teacher as 'una rebeca' means cardigan in Spanish. ”
Name:
Dan Kinsley
Position:
Librarian
Instrument(s):
Clarinet, Alto Sax
Studying:
Mathematics, 3rd year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“In Vienna I found a room filled with old measuring instruments and another filled with coins, both of those were pretty cool.”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“I have an unbound hatred of things like this and only filled it out because the alternative prepared by my peers was worse.”
Name:
Tom Horner
Position:
Social Sec.
Instrument(s):
Trombone
Studying:
Music, 2nd year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“The banter and Francesca's amazing triangle solo (ask me about it)”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“I enjoy Star Wars memes but not as much as Matt. I also am proud of staying awake for 46 hours and being able to listen to 2 minutes of conversation with Bea before falling asleep.”
Name:
Bea Dunne
Position:
Social Sec.
Instrument(s):
Piccolo, Flute
Studying:
Biology, 2nd year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“I've really liked the social atmosphere and quizzes. There's always plenty of drama!”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“I am the only person in concert band who also does sport... probably!”
Name:
Sam Callaghan
Position:
Press & Publicity
Instrument(s):
Clarinet, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Trombone
Studying:
Mathematics, 4th year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“My favourite moment was being able to swim in the amazing blue lagoon in iceland during 1st year tour”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“I may have a wierd obsession with ducks, but i'm sure it's perfectly normal. Totally didn't come to a university full of them or anything...”
Name:
Liam Oxley
Position:
Press & Publicity
Instrument(s):
Alto Sax, Tenor Sax
Studying:
Computer Science, 3rd year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“Going Christmas busking and ice skating with the band at the end of 2016 was so much fun! Thankfully they didn't make us do both at the same time.”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“I have 4 scars on my left arm that have never healed properly. If you ask about them, I will tell you a much cooler story than what actually happened...”
Name:
Chris Farman
Position:
Webmaster
Instrument(s):
Oboe
Studying:
Computer Science, 2nd year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“Utrecht Tour was amazing, and was a great chance to get to know everyone and perform in some great locations!”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“I like Jaffa Cakes... 'nuff said XD”
Name:
Alice Noel
Position:
Tour Manager
Instrument(s):
Flute
Studying:
English/History, 2nd year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“Definitely the tour to Utrecht, the highlight being almost getting crushed by the barges on the Amsterdam canals while we pitifully attempted to escape in our peddle-boats, followed by shouts from angry dutch boat drivers.”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“I read too much and write even more.”
Name:
Michael Thompson
Position:
Tour Manager
Instrument(s):
Clarinet
Studying:
German and French, 5th year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“Spring concert 2015 just before I went on my year abroad, the hundreds of trips to V-Bar last year...”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“I've just been on my year abroad in Munich and am hoping to go back asap :)”
Name:
Livvy Dawson
Position:
Merch Rep.
Instrument(s):
Clarinet
Studying:
Nursing, 1st year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“It is truly ridiculous being asked to highlight a single favourite moment; making some of my best friends, the 2015 tour to Iceland, co-designing the UYCB logo, any of the hundreds of nights spent socialising in Vbar...I could rhapsodise forever”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“This is my second degree at the university, so I'm going to be a fresher who's already been in Concert Band for three years!”
Name:
Kiah McIntosh
Position:
Ordinary Member
Instrument(s):
Piccolo, Flute
Studying:
Molecular Cell Boiology, 2nd year
What has been your favourite moment of being in Concert Band?
“Tour to Utrecht was amazing! It was great to get to know everyone and visit a beautiful country. Face-planting in the middle of Amsterdam was definitely memorable...”
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself...
“I had keyhole surgery when I was 6 to have a tiny umbrella put in my heart.”