Camborne Announce New Resident Conductor

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    [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Camborne Town Band is delighted to announce the appointment of Jeremy Willcock FLCM LLCM ALCM Dip. Orch. Studies (Uni.Lon) as their Resident Conductor.[/FONT]​

    [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Jeremy began his musical career with the St. Dennis Band, having cornet lessons with the late Eddie Williams. At the age of 18 he left Cornwall to study trumpet and voice at the London College of Music, the Royal College of Music and the University of London; his teachers being Dennis Egan, Paul Cosh and Willie Lang. In 1984 Jeremy was given a scholarship to the Royal College of Music and there he studied trumpet with Peter Reeve and Michael Laird.[/FONT]​

    [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]After leaving college, Jeremy worked in London for 18 years as a trumpet player and teacher. One of his teaching posts was at the Junior Guildhall, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, preparing students for full time music education.[/FONT]​

    [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Since returning to Cornwall, Jeremy has been writing and recording his own material. In 2004 he was invited to become the Musical Director of the Wadebridge Male Voice Choir; a position he continues to enjoy.[/FONT]​

    [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Jeremy had a spell with Camborne Town Band last year on soprano cornet and, as Resident Conductor, is now looking forward to working with the band and their Professional Music Advisor, Frank Renton. After preparing the band for the West of England Bandsman’s Festival at Bugle, Jeremy will commence the Band’s summer concerts at Victoria Gardens, Truro, on Sunday 24th June at 2.30pm.[/FONT]​
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