MD 2016-2018 : Melvin White

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Melvin White as Musical Director.

Melvin is one of the brass Band World’s most experienced conductors. He has a Salvation Army background and studied at the Royal College of Music and the London College of Music.

Melvin has directed Championship Bands in the London area, the West of England, the Midlands and Wales. He has qualified for National finals on over 30 occasions, the vast proportion at The Royal Albert Hall, but is also proud to have conducted BTM at the European Championships and had success with The GUS Band at the British Open & the All England Masters.

Melvin is in constant demand as a band trainer and guest conductor, working on a regular basis with a number of bands in the south and west of England. He has also directed a number of bands near Stavanger in Norway and is again due to take part in their National Championships in February 2017. He is a member of the Association of Brass Band Adjudicators and has officiated at National Finals on four occasions.