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Alan Duguid

BA (Hons), PGDipMus, PGCE

Conductor, Composer, Adjudicator (ABBA)

Alan Duguid

Contact details

  aduguid_82@hotmail.com
  
  07764556231


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Alan is a Scottish conductor and composer based in London. A native of Aberdeen, Alan attended the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama from 2000-2005, studying composition with Dr Gordon McPherson and Rory Boyle and conducting with Alasdair Mitchell.

In 2001, Alan won the Scottish heat of the NABBC Conductor Competition, going on to represent Scotland at the NABBC finals in 2003. More recently, Alan reached the quarter final of the 2011 European Conductor Competition in Montreux, representing the UK at this prestigious event.

Alan has worked with a number of bands in the UK and overseas, including the Bon-Accord Silver Band, Redbeidge Brass, Aarhus Brass Band and Tokyo Brass Concord. From 2006-2013 he was the musical director of Regent Brass, presiding over a very successful period which saw the band rise to the Championship Section, being crowned the London & Southern Counties Champions in 2013 and representing the south-east at the National Finals in the Royal Albert Hall.

As a composer, Alan has written for groups such as the Paragon Ensemble, the Hebrides Ensemble, the Kirkintilloch Band and the all-female trumpet quartet, Bella Tromba.

In 2014, Alan was accepted as a member of the Association of Brass Band Adjudicators upon completion of their trainee adjudicator programme. He is currently the Head of Music at St Ignatius College in Enfield and is Musical Director of Enfield Brass Band and the Aveley and Newham Bands.

 

 



Jackfield Band -

Friday 29 March • Dawley Town Hall, 6 New Street, Dawley TF4 3JR


Contest: National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great B

Saturday 30 March • University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL


Black Dyke Band - Boston

Saturday 30 March • Centenary Methodist Church, Boston, PE21 6NY


Black Dyke Band - Bury Parish Church

Thursday 4 April • The Rock, Bury BL9 0AH


Strata Brass -

Friday 5 April • Rockingham Centre. Hoyland Common. Barnsley S74 9DQ


Ilkeston Brass

March 25 • we are looking for cornet players, position negotiable and Bb bass players. We practice on Thursday and Sunday evenings at Stanton by Dale close to M1.


Welwyn Garden City Band

March 24 • We are a friendly & sociable Third Section Band with an exciting and varied summer season ahead of us. We have an immediate vacancy for a SOLO TROMBONE player. Our MD is Duncan Wilson.


The Tilbury Band

March 24 • In our hundredth year, The Tilbury Band is currently seeking cornet players and percussionists to bring our band back to full capacity. Could this be you? A friendly 2nd section band, we rehearse on a Wednesday and Sunday evening in our Hall in Tilbury.


Derek Renshaw

ABBA Member
Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator.