HITTING NEW HEIGHTS - Glenn Van Looy talks exclusively to British Bandsman

Issue 5977

FRANKLY SPEAKING - The first of a new series by Frank Renton, this month focusing on musical education

THE GREAT TRIUMVIRATE - Tim Mutum looks at the life and times of John Gladney 

Passing of composer Bruce Fraser

Friday 17 February, 2017

British Bandsman has been informed of the sudden death earlier today of composer Bruce Fraser following a suspected heart attack. Bruce was a popular and respected member of the banding community and, in addition to having a highly successful career in education - he taught tuba virtuoso James Gourlay amongst many others - was a prolific composer and arranger. 

He was 69 and leaves his wife Pat and daughter Lynne.