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Andrew White

MA(Ed Man), B Ed (Hons), BBCM, ADNCB, PGCE, Cert Ed

Conductor, Arranger, Adjudicator & Educationist

Andrew White

Contact details

12 Church Meadow, Hyde, Cheshire SK14 4RT

  awhitemd@talktalk.net
  
  07973 727 881


More information...

Andrew's work within the brass band movement is extensive. As Chairman of the NABBC he is promoting new ambitious strategies to support the aspirations of existing and new conductors.

As Chairman of the National College of Brass (1993-2007) he oversaw the management, staffing, examination procedures for thousands of examination candidates including those at diploma level and, supported the musical education of young brass players across the nation.

As a brass band adjudicator he has worked successfully throughout the UK for more than 30 years. He has been an examiner for various examination boards, had several compositions published and, been highly successful professionally directing musicals.

As a conductor he has recorded numerous TV and radio performances, toured through-out Europe and, taken 8 bands from the lower sections into the Championship Section, often gaining promotion in consecutive years.

His last three visits to the national finals have resulted in two first positions and a second place in the first section.

His educational qualifications are extensive and, technical skills as a young euphonium player appreciated in numerous nationally respected championship bands, orchestras and ensembles.

As Music Adviser for the nationally respected Blackpool Music Service and Educational Hub he continues to support all young musicians, bands and conductors through extensive Professional Development and consultation.

 

 



Contest: 100thSpring Festival

Saturday 8 May • 97 Church St, Blackpool, FY1 1HL


Contest: 168th British Open

Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Saturday 18 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL40 4SH


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH


Contest: National Brass Band Championship of Great Britain

Saturday 2 October • Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 2AP


The Marple Band

March 2 • Are you looking for a change of scene after lockdown has ended. The Marple Band are a friendly group of 1st Section musicians who are looking for an Eb Bass and Bb Bass player and tutti cornets.


Crewe Brass

February 26 • Following the Government announcement, Crewe Brass are looking to resume COVID compliant rehearsals in the summer. We are looking for a Tuned Percussionist. We have all the gear & instruments and need someone to play them !! They are here waiting for you.


Chadderton Band

February 25 • Chadderton Band is a very friendly non contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are looking for players of any age and ability on all sections of the band + EUPH Drums. Please come along to one of our rehearsals give us a try.


Andreas Kratz

Mus.B (hons)
Conductor, Adjudicator, Teacher


               

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