Sandhurst Silver appoint Ian McElligott as resident MD

Discussion in 'Bandroom News - User Submitted' started by kp51, Nov 4, 2007.

  1. kp51

    kp51 Member

    Sandhurst Silver Band has appointed Ian McElligott as resident Musical Director. Ian is well known in banding circles, having conducted top names such as Grimethorpe, Brighouse & Rastrick, Desford Colliery, Scottish Co-op and Thoresby Colliery Band in contests and concerts since leaving the army as Director of Music to the Band of HM Coldstream Guards in 2001.

    Ian recently led Sandhurst to a prizewinning performance at the SCABA Autumn Contest in Folkestone following weeks of intensive preparation. His first public engagement as resident MD will be a concert at St John the Baptist Church in Crowthorne on 10th November.

    Outstanding musical qualifications aside, the town of Sandhurst will welcome the fact that Ian is also a local resident who teaches students of all ages at nearby Yateley Music Centre. Band members have already given a warm endorsement to the appointment, and look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with their new MD, building on the significant achievements of recent years.
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