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Area & National Finals Conductor 2011

Martin Dawson
martin dawson
Martin Dawson started playing the tenor horn at the age of 10 with the Moulton '77 Band. He joined the Northants County Youth Band 3 years later under John Berryman, where he met his wife Suzy (who plays Solo Horn for Rushden Town Band).   He later joined Daventry Brass and William Davis Construction Group and in 1988 Desford Colliery Band under James Watson .  He enjoyed 3 successful years with Desford, winning the National Finals Hat-trick..  He conducted the Rushden Windmill Band for 2 years and in that time they won many contests and were promoted to the third section.  He was also Resident conductor of  Kibworth Band.