Creating a buzz at the National Youth Championships

Issue 5965

All the fun of the big event at Warwick University

BBC success for Isobel Daws and Thomas Nielsen

European stage awaits in Utrecht

New cornetists to Black Dyke Band

Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Black Dyke Band has announced the
signing of Jon Hammond on assistant
principal cornet and Adam Finch on 3rd
cornet. “It is an honour and a privilege to
be appointed assistant principal cornet of
the world famous Black Dyke Band,” said
Jon. “it has been a lifelong goal of mine
to be a part of this amazing band and to
do this and to sit between my brother,
Tim, and Richard Marshall makes it even
more special. I am really looking forward
to working with Professor Childs and this
magnificent band. I would like to thank
David Roberts and Rothwell Band for their
support and friendship over the last 18
Adam Finch is a postgraduate student at
Salford University. He has been a regular
deputy in the cornet section over the past
year, and was an obvious choice for the
cornet section when a vacancy became
available. Richard Marshall commented
“For the last few years I have taught Adam
at the University of Salford and I have
been impressed with his commitment
and attitude. I personally wish both Jon
and Adam many happy years with the