The Northern Ireland Concert Band is a concert wind band based in East Belfast and was formed in September 2013. 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.

Committee Members

Chairperson: James Irwin      

Secretary: Laura Salt            

Treasurer: Victoria Johns           

                       

Craig Adair                        Ken Hamilton         

Rachelle Cathcart               Stuart Adair

Jill Deacon                        Claire McCaul

Kevan Duffin                     Catherine Vincent

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Members


Clarinet

Bethany Simpson

Rachelle Cathcart

Nathan Howe

Arlene Vernon

Kevan Duffin

Jenny McCartney

Karen Shannon

Heather Lammey

James Irwin

Lawrence Connelly


Trumpets

Paula Elder

Tommy Morris

Craig Adair

Alan Walker

Judith Thompson

Ron Hill

Flutes

Susan Burnside

Ken Hamiton

Alison Chipperfield

Terry Hill


Oboe

Christine Home


Horns

Laura Salt

Jill Deacon

David McIlveen

Victoria Johns

Lucy Kayes

Gill Curlett


Euphonium

Stephen Kennedy

Wesley Thompson


Saxophones

Ray Dilworth

Claire McCaul

Carly Dalzell

Owen Ferguson

Carolyn Saunderson


Trombones

Stuart Adair

Dessie Trousdale


Tuba

Bill McIlveen


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.