Elaine is the daughter of one of our most legendary band members, Fred Straw. Elaine has taken on the role of President of the band organisation, while also helping the band with public relations activities.
Barbara is a local councillor and supporter of our band
Meredith is a local councillor and supporter of the band
John Hunt has been a member of the Carlton Brass Organisation for many years and spends much of his spare time playing bass for the Training Band.
Soprano cornet, Equipment Secretary
Soprano cornet maestro, he of the high notes and tendency to go red in the face.
Principal Cornet, treasurer
Top dog on the cornet section and Tico Tico wizard. Andy has played in various incarnations of bands in the organisation for many years. He is the current band treasurer and sound-proofing engineer.
Dave has joined the band this year, along with his wife Della, and plays with us on Solo Cornet. Welcome to the band Dave!
From Sheffield. Likes beer.
As well as conducting the training band, Geoff has played several instruments with Carlton Brass and is currently sitting on the front row.
Repiano Cornet, Contest Secretary
Dave is tall and enjoys a good brass band. He is the repiano cornet and contest secretary for Carlton Brass.
Second Cornet, Band Secretary
Jenni is proud parent to one member of Carlton Brass, grandparent to another. She can normally be found tooting away on second cornet like a champ
Charlotte is Della's daughter, talented back-row tooter and awesome singer
Phil has been tooting away on the back row for a number of years. He has been the band treasurer previously, but his real talent is playing louder on bottom Cs than anyone in human history
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Della has come out of retirement to join us on Flugel. She has previously played at Championship standard bands and is very welcome here at Carlton Brass.
Solo Horn, PR
Andy has joined us on Solo Horn recently from the City of Birmingham Brass Band, after moving to Nottingham for work. He has also taken on the role of Public Relations for us.
Anne has played cornet for both the Training Band and main band, but is currently trying her hand at horn. She is taking a break for the time being so that she can finish her PhD, but we hope to see her again soon.
Bren is one of the longest-serving members of the Carlton Band organisation, having played cornet for many years in Carlton Silver Band, then NCT and now trombone for Carlton Brass.
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Dave plays the Eb bass, enjoys the odd beer and improves the looks of the bass section.
Bb Bass, Chairman
Clive is an old bass warhorse in the Carlton Brass Organisation, having played for many years in various incarnations. He has enjoyed much success during his time at Nottingham City Transport, and has helped Carlton Brass to the second section title in 2015. He is the current Chairman of the organisation.
Woody is the rhythm master, the kit wizard and general jazz genius that powers the band through many a great performance.
Pounder of the skins and terroriser of the timps, Rowena can be found bouncing around at the back of the band creating some wonderful rhythms and entertaining dance moves.
Alice is our expert glock basher and triangle tingler.
Katie is a student at the University of Nottingham.
Kate is a Nottingham University student from Andover