Stan Hacking, conductor of the Concert Band
is an ex- Royal Marines Band Colour Sergeant
and served for 22 years home and abroad.
The leader is Colin Brocklebank, an ex-Royal
Marines Band Master, who also served 22 years
home and abroad.
The Concert Band was formed by Stan just
over 30 years ago, with around 12 musicians.
This has grown to a band of 60 plus, with
ages ranging from 12 years to let's say
the more mature.
The Concert Band consists of woodwind, brass
and percussion. Many of the leaders
of the sections are teachers and Grade 8
players and all band members need to be at
least Grade 5 standard or equivalent.
The Band has gone from strength to strength
during the last 30 years and has undertaken
a large number of concerts in and around
Devon. All Concerts are for charity and
the Band has raised around £320,000
for local and national charities. If
you are a charity wishing to book the band
for a concert, please contact us (contact
New members welcome!
If you are interested in joining the band
and are at least Grade 5 standard, please
contact us (details below). Please
note that whilst we try to accommodate everyone,
we do have to restrict new members to those
who play instruments for which we have a
current need. This will vary over time
so please contact us anyway even if you think
we already have enough musicians on your
For further information please contact: Jackie
Turner, 01392 465462, firstname.lastname@example.org