Solo Cornets

David Nicholson 
Solo Cornet
 
John Martin
Solo Cornet

David started playing sporano cornet at the age of 7. He has played with the band on and off for 17 years, playing solo horn, flugel and principal cornet for a short spell in 2005. He also has grade 8 piano.

Penelope Tollervey
Solo Cornet
Committee Member
 

John learned to play cornet age 8 in High Wycombe Salvation Army ‘junior band’, throughout early years of playing enjoyed touring Denmark / Scandinavia & Germany with school orchestra as principle cornet.  At age 16 John progressed to the senior band at High Wycombe Salvation Army where he played Soprano cornet for many years, alternating with solo cornet occasionally when required and eventually progressing to principle cornet for some 8 years.  John also enjoyed playing a varied repertoire of music with other brass bands in the area like ‘Ascot Brass’ for a few years until moving areas and joining Kettering Salvation Army Band on solo cornet, becoming a member of Towcester Studio Band’s solo cornet section mid-2016

Kevin Hawkins
Solo Cornet
Committee Member - Marketing

Kevin first joined TSB junior Band in 1967, soon graduated to senior ranks and enjoyed many years playing Repiano cornet. He left the Band in the early eighties to pursue sporting interests and returned in January 2013 after a considerable break!

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