Our present conductor is Alastair McDonald. Although a member of the legal profession Alastair is passionate about music and spends much of his spare time participating in musical activities. He is an experienced player, accompanist, improviser and tutor on organ and piano and enjoys playing trombone and bass when time permits. He has been involved over the years directing and taking part in numerous choral and instrumental groups. He very much enjoys the challenges of working as a musician in live musical theatre. Alastair took over as our conductor is 2016 and has a desire to develop the band both in numbers of participating musicians and musical capability while remaining a strong advocate of the band’s community-based ethos.