Mark Allen

Mark Allen

  • Position: Musical Director
  • When did you join the band? 1983 and 2000
  • What other instruments do you play? Tenor Horn
  • Favourite band name? Bilton
  • Favourite film? Hunt for Red October
Sheila Allen

Sheila Allen

  • Position: Principal cornet
  • How long in the band? 1985-1989 and 2002-2013
  • Instrument always wanted to play? Flugel
  • Favourite music? Brass band test pieces
  • Favourite TV Show? River Cottage
Jodie Fisher

Jodie Fisher

  • Position: 2nd man down
  • Favourite piece? Wall of Sound and Dream Catchers
  • Perfect job? Music and Sport teacher
  • Where do you see the band in 5 years' time? At the final in 1st section
David Graham

David Graham

  • Position: 3rd man down
  • How long in the band? Since 1975
  • Perfect job? On a boat in Spain, with a beer
  • Where do you see the band in 5 years' time? Still going not gone, like many others
Alister Rowe

Alister Rowe

  • Position: Soprano cornet
  • When did you join the band? 1987
  • What other instruments do you play? Cornet/Trumpet
  • Favourite band name? Black Dyke
Diane Fisher

Diane Fisher

  • Position: Repiano cornet and MD of Mini Brass, Training Band and Academy for Youth
  • Favourite piece? Nimrod
  • Perfect job? I've got it.
  • Where do you see the band in 5 years' time? As happy as they are now and winning 1st section trophies to fill with brandy and lemonade!
Hannah Bowles

Hannah Bowles

  • Position: Repiano cornet
  • How long in the band? Since 1988 (including training band)
  • Instrument always wanted to play? Saxophone
  • Favourite music? Brass Band music
  • Favourite TV Show? Friends/CSI/Eastenders
Stuart Fisher

Stuart Fisher

  • Position: 2nd Cornet
  • Favourite piece? Titan's Progress
  • Perfect job? F1 driver
  • Where do you see the band in 5 years' time? 1st section
Pauline Graham

Pauline Graham

  • Position: 2nd cornet
  • How long in the band? Since 1975
  • Perfect job? Carols in August
  • Where do you see the band in 5 years' time? Still here
Dave Richardson

Dave Richardson

  • Position: 3rd cornet
  • Favourite piece? Scheherazade (orchestral) Punchinello (brass band)
  • Perfect job? Got it. Retired.
  • Where do you see the band in 5 years' time? 1st Section
Judith Hayes

Judith Hayes

  • Position: Flugelhorn
  • When did you join the band? 1986
  • Favourite piece? Many, but I have a soft spot for Year of the Dragon and Rhapsody in Brass
  • What instrument have you always wanted to play? I’m playing it already!
 
Ian Bowles

Ian Bowles

  • Position: 1st Horn
  • How long in the band? Since 1968
  • What instrument have you always wanted to play? None
  • Favourite music? Country - Brass Bands
  • Favourite TV Show? Only Fools and Horses
Jennie Adnitt

Jennie Adnitt

  • Position: 2nd Horn
  • How long in Band? Since 1988
  • Instrument always wanted to play? Flute
  • Favourite music? Any
  • Favourite TV show? Edwardian Farm
Anaïs Huning

Anaïs Huning

  • Position: 1st Horn
  • Favourite film? Fast and Furious 5
  • Favourite song? You Belong With Me
Neil Kelsall

Neil Kelsall

  • Position: Principal Euphonium
  • When did you join the band? 2011
  • Favourite band name? Jools Holland
  • Favourite film? Nothing in particular 
Samantha Edwards

Samantha Edwards

  • Position: 2nd Euphonium 
  • When did you join the band? September 2011
  • What other instruments do you play? Piano/Recorder
  • Favourite band name? Bilton
  • Favourite film? Amadeus
Mervyn Jones

Mervyn Jones

Position: 1st Baritone
Gerry Brough

Gerry Brough

  • Position: 2nd Baritone
  • Favourite piece? Resurgam 
  • Perfect job? Retired
  • Where do you see the band in 5 years time? Top of 1st section
Alex Gillott

Alex Gillott

  • Position: 2nd Baritone
  • Favourite piece? Cossack Wedding Dance
  • Perfect job? Chartered accountant
  • Where do you see the band in 5 years' time? With a lot more TB members in it.
Laura Moran

Laura Moran

  • Position: 1st Trombone
  • Favourite piece? Too many to name
  • Perfect job? Singer
  • Where do you see the band in 5 years time? Continuing their rise to fame
Sam Howarth

Sam Howarth

Position: 2nd Trombone
Greg Little

Greg Little

  • Position: Bass Trombone
  • Time in the band? Since 1996
  • Instrument always wanted to play? Church Organ
  • Favourite music? Most, but always come back to Progressive Rock
  • Favourite TV Show? Blackadder
Matt Moran

Matt Moran

  • Position: Solo Bb Bass
  • How long in the band? Since 1999 off and on (2008 on Bass)
  • Instrument always wanted to play? Ukulele
  • Favourite note? Eb
  • Favourite TV Show? Family Guy.. giggity
Mark Latham

Mark Latham

  • Position: 2nd Bb Bass
  • How long in the band? Since 1994
  • Instrument always wanted play? Trombone
  • Favourite music? Early vintage jazz/classical
  • Favourite TV Show? Tales of the Golden Monkey
Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson

  • Position: 2nd Eb Bass
  • When did you join the band? 2010
  • What other instruments do you play? Saxophone/Tuned percussion
  • Favourite band name? The Sex Pistols
  • Favourite film? Blade Runner
Amy Wright

Amy Wright

Position: Solo Eb Bass
Jack Fisher

Jack Fisher

  • Position: Principal Percussionist           
  • Favourite piece? Nimrod           
  • How long in the band? Since 2004
  • Where do you see the band in 5 years' time? Thriving in 1st section
  • Achievements? Member of NCBBGB and NYBBGB
Harry Kirkbride

Harry Kirkbride

Position: Percussionist
Jenny Clark

Jenny Clark

Position: Percussionist