Every Wednesday, during school term times, 7.30 - 9.30pm at the Thainstone Exchange, Inverurie.
Please bring a music stand, stand lights (if required), a pencil.
Rehearsals last through to about 9:30 with a short break in the middle from Easter until the October break. We finish at 9 with no break from October until Easter.
Hamish graduated from the University of Aberdeen in 2008 with a Bachelors in Music. He is a trombone player and brass teacher in the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire areas. He has played trombone for various ensembles whilst at the University of Aberdeen and since graduating has played for orchestras including; Grampian Sinfonia, Aberdeen Sinfionetta and Aberdeen Chamber Orchestra.
Hamish has worked as a Brass Instructor for Aberdeenshire Council Instrumental Music Service since 2008. He teaches brass instruments to a wide range of pupils from both primary and secondary schools in the Aboyne, Alford, Banchory and Huntly catchment areas.
He is also the conductor of the South/Central Aberdeenshire Music Centre Youth Orchestra and formerly the conductor for North Aberdeenshire Music Centre Junior Concert Band. He has also been a Tutor at the annual Aberdeenshire Youth Orchestra residential course, which have also toured to Belguim and Germany.
Hamish is also a Brass Tutor at the International School of Aberdeen. Whilst working at the International School Hamish has traveled to many places for The Association for Music in International Schools music festivals, including: Dusseldorf, Munich, Bucharest and Doha.
Working with Inverurie Concert Band is Hamish's first venture with community music and has helped develop and grow the band to what you see and hear today from the band's creation in 2014.