Reading announce regional line-up

Reading Band

The band is proud to present its player line-up for its appearance in the fourth section of the forthcoming London & Southern Counties Regional Contest to be held in the Gordon Craig Theatre in Stevenage on Saturday 16th March 2024.

The band will perform the test piece ‘Music for Jock Tamson’ composed by Alan Fernie under the baton of Matthew Ruel.

With thanks to the contest organisers and volunteers, we wish all competing bands every success!

Soprano Cornet

Kevin Edwards

Front Row Cornets

Jack Porter, Charlotte Hemsley, Ella Smith

Back Row Cornets

Rebecca Devaney, Tanya Winter, Oliver Williamson


Nigel Winter

Tenor Horns

Thomas Thorne, Jacqueline Ruel, Philip Edwards

Baritone & Euphoniums

Michael Fowkes, Graham Netherton, Clifton Roestoff


Mark Hawkins, Megan Saxon, Steve Powell, Nigel Smith

EEb & BBb Basses

Emil Jonasson, Thomas Gowers, David Yates, David Holmes


Tim Lain, Andy Light