The Kippax Band would like to welcome David Horn as their new musical director with effect from the 1st of July 2008. David has been rehearsing the Band for the past month and the Band are delighted that David has accepted the offer to become the new MD. David had a long and prestigous playing career including spells with the famous Faireys and Grimethorpe Bands. As well as winning many solo awards David also was a member of the world famous James Shepherd Versatile Brass. As well as his many playing achievements David has over the past 35 years worked as a conductor and band trainer with all levels of bands, achieving many successes with his infectious enthusiasm and dedication to hard work. The Band are looking forward to a long and mutually successful relationship with David, aiming towards the Pontins Contest later in 2008 and ultimately success in the Area competition in March 2009.