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Bob Lavis Euphonium Leader

Bob Lavis

Bob is the Leader and composes and arranges music for the ensemble.
He has been playing for over 60 years is an Ex Army Bandsman and currently plays Euphonium.

Terri Lavis Eb Horn secretary

Terri Lavis

Terri is the Secretary and carries out all the other duties required to keep the show on the road.
She Plays Eb Horn. other interests include Choral singing and playing Viola.

Bob Harris

Bob supplies the Umph in the group by playing Eb Bass. Bob has been playing brass instruments since 1956, and also plays for other brass bands in the local area.

Bob Harris Eb Bass

Mick Perkins

Mick plays the Flugelhorn. He has been playing since the age of 4 (on and off) but took years out because of work commitments.  He has played in RAF Volunteer Bands, various Brass Bands and Orchestra's. He is interested in Computers and is managing the web site. Another interest is constructing and sailing model boats.

Mick Perkins Flugelhorn
Claire Mitchell

Claire plays Bb cornet and trumpet. She has played for 40+ years, currently also playing with Bristol Veterans Band and Filton Concert Brass. Also played with Crofts End Mission Band, City of Bristol Band, Bendix(Kingswood) Band, Cam Brass Concert, Ron Fowler Dance Band, New Parkway Show Band and Theatre Orchestra pit work.

David Short Bb Cornet
David Short

David plays Bb cornet.  He has been playing brass instruments for 60 years and has played with Clevedon Salvation Army, Somerset Light Infantry, Shaftesbury Crusade (Musical Director). City of Gloucester, Bold Brass Musical Director. Bristol Veteran’s Brass.
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