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Alan Widdop

Conductor, Brass teacher, Adjudicator (ABBA)

Alan Widdop

Contact details

124 Halifax Road Ripponden, Halifax, HX6 4AG

  alanwiddop@googlemail.com
  
  07773 338787


More about Alan

Alan, a former bass trombome player, spent 6 years at Black Dyke, followed by five years with Versatile Brass. He left them to become a player with the Sid Lawrence Orchestra and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra. Alan has played with many great names over the years and has been on tour with artists such as The Three Degrees and Shirley Bassey.

In addition Alan has also taught music professionally at Bury Grammar Schools and Barnsley Music College. He has a wealth of experience as a conductor having been resident of Rochdale, Whitworth, Blackburn & Darwen Bands as well as Marsden Band where he led them through from 3rd Section to Championship Section in less than 5 years.

 

 



Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Sunday 18 November • St Alfege Church. 3 Greenwich Church Street. London SE10 9BJ


Contest: Brass in Concert

Sunday 18 November • St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays NE8 2JR


Meltham and Meltham Mills Brass Band - Atlantic Brass - No1 Brass Band from the USA!

Tuesday 20 November • Huddersfield Parish Church Office, Byram Street, Huddersfield, HD1 1BU. HD1 1BU


Black Dyke Band - Worsley Parish Church

Thursday 22 November • St Marks, Worsley Brow Worsley, Manchester M28 2YA


Roberts Bakery Band - Spirit of Christmas

Friday 23 November • Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh St, Chester CH1 2DY


Freckleton Band

November 17 • Freckleton Band have vacancies on Principal Cornet and Soprano Cornet, due to an upcoming retirement. The band will be promoted to the Championship section in 2019 and have a balanced concert and contest programme.


Cleobury Mortimer Concert Brass

November 16 • Cleobury Mortimer Concert Brass (3rd section) require a bass trombone, Eb bass, Euphonium (seat negotiable to the right player) and solo cornet player, but we welcome all players.


The Cobham Band

November 16 • Vacancies for Flugel, Baritone, Bass Trombone and Assistant Percussion exist in this friendly band. We have a good programme of band stand and concert engagements. The band contests in SCABA events and welcomes players of all standards and experience.


John Maines

BA (Hons)
Presenter, compere and conductor