New MD Appointed!

Ware Brass are delighted to announce the appointment of our new Musical Director, Michael Dawson. Michael is a professional tuba player, conductor and teacher. He studied at the Royal Northern College of Music and on leaving performed regularly with the Hallé Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. During this time Michael also held positions at Faireys Band and solo Eb tuba at Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band.

Michael continues to work as a professional tuba and sousaphone player for orchestras and jazz / trad ensembles across the UK as well as recording for film and TV.

On his appointment, Michael said that he is extremely excited to be working with Ware Brass and driving towards an exciting future with the band.

Please come and welcome Michael to the band for his first concert as Musical Director on Saturday 14th December in St Mary’s Church, Ware. This will be an evening of Christmas music, mulled wine and mince pies. We look forward to hopefully seeing you there and an exciting and musical time ahead with Michael.

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