Joined the band: February 1997
Previous Corps: Luton Temple
Position: Band Sergeant
Profession: Music teacher
Maurice joined the band in 1997 and has been principal cornet since 2010. He has been admitted Licentiate of Trinity College of Music, London (L.T.C.L) for Solo Performance Recital on Bb Cornet.
Maurice is married to Delia and is the brother of solo horn player, Hilton. All three of his brothers have been members of the band. His family originates from Newcastle Temple and he is a Newcastle United supporter.
Joined the band: October 2006
Previous Corps: None
Position: YP Band Leader
Profession: Musician, HM Forces
Simon graduated from the Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall, in September 2008, gaining an award for best drill and deportment. He is now a member of the Band of the Grenadier Guards and plays with the band when his military duties allow. Simon is the grandson of former Bb Bass player Peter Moore. His hobbies include photography and jazz.
Joined the band: May 2004
Previous Corps: Chelmsford
Position: Band Librarian
Profession: Ambulance driver (retired from Local Government)
David is married to Pauline and their son Tim is the band’s soprano player. They also have a daughter, Rachel, and grandson, Alexander. David’s interests include football, cricket and driving his Rolls Royce.
Joined the band: September 1990
Previous Corps: None
Position: Corps Treasurer
Profession: Chartered Accountant
Richard is married to Nicola and has three children Bethany, Matthew and Imogen. His father, brother, two grandfathers and an uncle have all previously been members of the band. He is a keen Arsenal supporter and follower of the England cricket team.
Joined the band: October 1998
Previous Corps: Edmonton, Wood Green & Reading
Profession: Local Government Officer
Konrad is married to Mavis with three children, Luke, Adam and Rhianna. His interests include listening to all types of music and he is also a school governor. He is a keen sportsman (reluctantly of the armchair variety) and an avid Spurs supporter.
Joined the band: 1973
Previous Corps: Ipswich Citadel
Profession: Civil Servant
Garry originally joined the band in 1973 on Baritone before moving to Eb Bass in 1979. He left the band in 2005 but rejoined in 2009, initially on Bb Bass before returning to the Eb Bass section.
He has now moved away from the corps, soldiering at Cambridge Citadel, but continues his association as the bands Media Manager.
He is married to Susan and was YP Band Leader at Enfield for over 20 years. A number of his former band members now take their place in the senior band and others continuing their service in other Salvation Army corps in a variety of activities including two as Corps Officer’s.
Outside of band activities he is a keen Ipswich Town supporter.