David Haines – Musical Director David founded the Burton Concert Band in 1992 and has been the musical director ever since – leading the band through 30 years of playing and a number of foreign tours. David began playing the trumpet in the early 1950’s and worked as a professional performer and teacher, along with his business interests: Normans Ltd. and The Music for Schools Foundation.
Jackie Foulkes – Committee Secretary – Flute and Piccolo Jackie has played with Burton Concert Band for over 22 years on the Flute and Piccolo. Some of Jackie’s favourite pieces in in the band include musicals medleys such as Lion King, Moulin Rouge and popular music such as Eighties Flashback, and selections from Queen and Meatloaf. Jackie plays in a several Chamber orchestras, small groups, and occasionally deputises in a local Orchestra. Outside of bands, Jackie has been working in the Pensions Industry for over 26 years. The high levels of organisation and a meticulous approach to paperwork prove very useful in the role as Secretary. Angela Moffat – Band Marketing – Clarinet Angela joined Burton Concert Band in 1998 after retiring as the Headteacher of Moseley County Primary School, Anslow. With a love for all types of music, Angela has been an active member of the band ever since. Outside of band, Angela keeps busy as the Churchwarden of St Mary’s Church in Dunstall as well as playing the piano, playing golf and painting with watercolours.
Jane Bailiff – Treasurer – Clarinet Jane joined the band in 2013 after retiring as a Senior Teacher and member of the Management Team of Birmingham Music Service. She has Conducted many ensembles, introducing her pupils to the pleasures of live music making, and continues to enjoy a wide range of music herself. Jane was also an Events Organiser, organising many large scale events and concerts, at venues such as Symphony Hall and Birmingham Town Hall. Her organisational skills and experience of budgets and costs, are invaluable to the roll of Band Treasurer.
Kate Muir – Child Protection Officer Kate has played clarinet in the Burton Concert Band for over 19 years, after being persuaded to dust off her clarinet and join by MD David Haines! Kate is a qualified and Senior Social Worker, currently working for Staffordshire County Council in the Fostering and Adoption Service. Kate brings this valuable experience and expertise to the committee and is the designated person for child protection on the band committee.
Jackie Bosworth Jackie plays trumpet in the Burton Concert Band and has been a member for a number of years. She also plays in Nottinghamshire Police Band. Jackie is a retired driving instructor and originally came from Yorkshire. She is a keen gardener in her free time.
John Bosworth John is a French horn player with Burton Concert Band, and also plays with Nottinghamshire Concert Band. John served as a musician in the Royal Air Force for 22 years.
Sue O’Callaghan Sue has been playing trombone in the Burton Concert Band for the last two years. She is a third generation Brass player, starting off on the cornet before moving to trombone. Sue began playing again when her children took up instruments, and she also plays in Tutbury Wind Band. Sue now works in music too, taking up a job at Normans music shop as a Customer Service Advisor.