The Northern Ireland Concert Band is a concert wind band based in East Belfast and was formed in September 2013 after 8 years with the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service. The NICB takes part in many concerts, park engagements, Christmas events across the Province throughout the year. If you would like to book NICB, email secretary@nicb.org.uk for more information.

Members


Clarinet

Bethany Simpson

Rachelle Cathcart

Nathan Howe

Arlene Vernon

Kevan Duffin

Jenny Casement

Karen Shannon

Heather Lammey

James Irwin

Andrew Thompson

Lawrence Connelly


Trumpets

Thomas Wall

Paula Elder

Craig Adair

Alan Walker

Tommy Morris

Flutes

Susan Burnside

Emma Hill

Ken Hamiton

Fiona McDonnell

Audrey Spratt

Alison Chipperfield

Susan Rigby


Oboe

Andy Hawkins


Horns

Laura Salt

Jill Deacon

David McIlveen

Victoria Johns

Lucy Kayes


Euphonium

Ian Burch

Stephen Kennedy

Wesley Thompson





Saxophones

Ray Dilworth

Calire McCaul

Carly Dalzell

Johnston Monteith

Carolyn Saunderson

Christine Collins


Trombones

Stuart Adair

Stuart Campbell

Dessie Trousdale



Tuba

Bill McIlveen

Paul McCullough



Percussion

John Campbell

Robin Cassidy-Taylor

David Hanna

Catherine Vincent

Joshua Booth

Musical Director


Mr Martin Wall
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Martin has been Musical Director of Northern Ireland Concert Band since October 2009. He studied French Horn at Trinity College of Music, London. He went on to play with a variety of orchestras and ensembles in London and around the U.K. including a number of West End Musicals. In 1993, Martin was pleased to be offered the post of Principal 2nd Horn with the Ulster Orchestra and since then has been involved in numerous concerts, recordings and broadcasts for both radio and television. He is very involved in teaching and education work in Belfast and very proud to be given the opportunity to conduct the NICB.