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New National Secretary for the NABBC

Catherine AndertonnThe National Association of Brass Band Conductors is delighted to announce the appointment of its new National Secretary, Mrs Catherine Anderton.

Catherine is the Music Co-ordinator for the successful Blackpool Music Service and an Advanced Skills Teacher.

As an outstanding accompanist, conductor, and brass band enthusiast she will fit in comfortably with the existing executive membership. As an experienced bid writer her skills will soon be put to the test. She will also take on the role of Public Relations Officer in order to improve existing communication and to promote the new changes and initiatives of the NABBC.

Chairman Andrew White endorsed that ‘this is the first of several new appointments during a period where we will be undergoing numerous changes.

If the NABBC is to have a positive impact upon our membership and those we conduct we need to ensure that we provide inspirational events and resources. Catherine’s interactive skills are excellent and her creative mind will provide new challenge for all executive members’.

‘This is an exciting time for the NABBC who have agreed to embrace change. Using the skills of specialists beyond that of brass band conductors to bring about necessary changes is just one of many options’.

The NABBC also want to take this opportunity to say thanks you to David Ruel for his work as national secretary and support for the past 2 years. In particular, we all appreciated his programming and managing of our recent successful National Conference.

Catherine can be contacted on the following numbers:

01257 260934


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