Musical Director

James Garlick

A former musician with Brighouse & Rastrick and Grimethorpe Colliery Bands, James Garlick was appointed as the Bands new Musical Director in May 2014.

James has both taught at and is a graduate of the RNCM in Manchester, and has studied the trombone with some of the best in the business, including, Simon Mansfield, Nick Hudson, Chris Houlding, Andy Berryman, Rob Holliday & John Iveson.

With over ten years of playing experience with the Halle Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Manchester Camerata Orchestra and Opera North, James brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the band.