Meet the Band

Thornton Cleveleys Band are a friendly 3rd section Brass Band, musical abilities range from learner to impresario (on a good day!). The band consists of 22- 25 players with most seats permanently filled, below is a list of our current players.

Front Row Cornets

Nichola Gates – Principal
Andrew Swann – Assistant Principal
Sandra Jepson – Tutti Cornet
Katie Craig – Tutti Cornet
Roger Waring – Tutti Cornet

Back Row Cornets

Paul Cooper – Soprano
Rod Harvey – Repiano
Kathy Wilcock- 2nd Cornet
Elaine Midgley – 2nd Cornet
Pauline Cummins – 3rd Cornet
Vacant – 3rd Cornet


Natalie Beddows – Flugel
Nicola Holland – Solo Horn
Marilyn Marshall – 1st Horn
Paula Pinington – 2nd Horn

Euphoniums and Baritones

David Cummins – Solo Euphonium
Adam Taylor – 2nd Euphonium
Keith Wilcox – 1st Baritone
Ted Sykes – 2nd Baritone


Howard Midgley – Solo Trombone
Colin O’Sullivan – 2nd Trombone
Vacant – Bass Trombone


Ian Holland – EEb
Vacant – EEb
Barclay Jones – BBb
Richard Gledhill – BBb


Craig Holland
Dave Shaw