The Band of the Gloucestershire Constabulary has announced the appointment of the experienced Colin Hogg ARCM FVCM as their new Director of Music.
Colin started his musical career as a cornet player before going to the Royal Military School of Music at Kneller Hall where he qualified as an Army Bandmaster.
He has since also enjoyed a fine civilian conducting career in South Wales, Forest of Dean, South West and the Midlands.
Speaking about the appointment, Band Chairperson Dave Robinson told 4BR: "Colin has already shown his professionalism and conducting ability combined with a great sense of fun. We are really excited about working with him."