Spearheading the Journey

Issue 5962

High-octane Tom Hutchinson and Cory electrify a memorable RNCM Festival

Flowers back at the top table following Skegness success

UniBrass set for York debut

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.