I started playing the cornet aged 11 and switched to the Soprano 20 years ago. I have played in several English brass bands before moving to France with my engineering job in the aerospace industry. I have a doctorate in Robotics from Cranfield. I am currently studying part-time for my Masters in Music Performance at Salford University, UK. I joined the band in 2010.
Professional musician / trumpet player. Music performance degree received from Bordeaux. Fully qualified music teacher. Masters degree in performance from Munich music school. Principal trumpet of Darmstradt orchestra, Germany. Member of Tetra Brass based in Munich. Member of the Brass Band de Charente since 2010 and Pricipal Cornet since 2013.
I started playing the cornet at 6 years of age. I have played in a variety of music ensembles and joined the band in 2015 as solo cornet. In 2019, I obtained my Music Diploma at 'le Pôle d’Enseignement Supérieur de Bordeaux'.
I started playing the trumpet at the age of 8 then I discovered the cornet and joined the band in 2017. I'm currently studying music and I really enjoy playing in the brass band.
My musical journey started in a Drum / Fanfare ensemble in Chevanceaux at the age of 5. I then moved on to cornet aged 6. I joined the brass band in 2015 on tenor horn and subsequently moved on to the solo cornet bench. I now study music at Bordeaux Conservatoire where I play in several brass groups; I also enjoy acting in theatre groups.
I started playing the trumpet at the age of 7 years. I play in several different music groups in the area. During the day I drive articulated lorries for a furniture company. I joined the brass band on it's creation in 2010.
I started playing the piano aged 5 and took up the cornet 3 years later. I love playing in the brass band as well as the Aeolus orchestra. I also enjoy singing. I joined the band in 2019.
I started trumpet lessons at the age of 7. When I was studying for my degree playing in the brass band was the only solution to keep practising the instrument. Four years later, I am still very happy to be part of the brass band.
I started learning the cornet at the age of 7. I joined the band as a student in 2017. I enjoy the opportunty to play the cornet in an ensemble with other people who are more experienced and helpful.
I studied trumpet at the London College of Music before teaching music in the UK. I was very happy when the Brass Band de Charente was formed in 2010.
I studied cornet at the Bordeaux Music Conservatory where I received the 'Médaille d'Or'. I currently teach trumpet at the regional music school and play solo horn with the brass band.
I started playing the trumpet at the age of 11 years. I share my passion for the brass band with my job as a design engineer in the railway industry. I joined the band in 2019.
I studied trumpet at Clermont Ferrand conservatoire aged 9. I play the bugle/hunting horn in a fanfare group, the flugel in a harmony band and the cornet in the brass band (since 2010). In 2019 I moved on to tenor horn. During the day my job is as a social assistant.
I started to play the euphonium only at the age of 34, simply as my children asked me to take them to play in the village brass band. I became hooked and this instrument remains my passion. I played with Harrogate Brass Band before retiring to France and joining this band in 2015.
Professional musician, trombonist and teacher of both euphonium and the trombone. I received my CRR diploma from Bordeaux. I teach in the regional school of music. I joined the brass band on euphonium in September 2019.
My participation in music has always been as an amateur. I started in a drum and fanfare group at Cognac and then went on to play in Harmony groups in Charente Maritime and then in the Charente. I was very happy to be invited to play in the Brass Band. It has allowed me to discover new musical colours and with more harmonies. Also I have enjoyed meeting new friends who also are very passionate about their music.
I started playing the cornet at the age of 8 and I have never ceased to love this instrument. I am passionate about music and brass in general and very early sought a job in this field .. specialist and seller of music instruments! I
I've played trombone in the band since it was formed and in other different ensembles: harmony band, big band and a symphony orchestra. I initially started playing the drum in a Drum Fanfare group before starting to learn to play the trombone. I went on to join the trombone class of Patrick Bonnet at the conservatoire of Agen and Marmande.
I originally played the trombone between the ages of 10 and 25 years. I started playing the instrument again with my daughters in a harmony band. Joining the brass band has allowed me to progress and appreciate a new style of music.
After having learned to play the flute for 7 years, I finally had the desire to make music an important part of my life. At the age of 14 I discovered the most beautiful instrument in the world and I am very happy to have played the Bass Trombone in the brass band since its creation.
I was 9 years old when I had my first lesson from my grandfather on the french horn. In 1990 I started to play the tuba. I’ve been enjoing playing in the brassband since 2016.
I started my musical journey at the age of 7 in the Chevanceax Drum Fanfare ensemble. I started as a percussionist but moved to the brass famiy at the age of 10. I began on the Clairon bass, then moved to euphonium and finally on to my instrument of choic, the tuba at the age of 20. I joined the brass band shortly after it was formed. My day job is as a mechanical engineer.
Professional musician in percussion and piano. Member of the brass band since it's creation and committed to promoting this ensemble.
Professional flute player and teacher. I have a Music degree and teaching diploma from Rueil-Malmaison and Tours. I teach the flute at the regional music school of the Charente. I have also been a percussionist with the Brass Band de Charente since 2017.
I am a teacher in the regional music school. I took my first step into the world of percussion with the Charente Brass Band in 2018.