Front Row Cornets

Principal Cornet
Kay Hollingsworth

Previous Bands: Hitchin, Sandy, Stamford, Cambridge, Wigston, Raunds, including several retirements.
(also plays for Boobs & Brass)
Age started playing: 8
Favourite Music:  too many to mention all that is tuneful, but I’ll Walk with God must be up there, with Resurgam & Year of the Dragon (2nd Mvt)
Most horrendous piece ever played: Masque!
Favourite Food: I’ll eat most things, not burnt! Also love fine dining.
Favourite night out: “In” is always good, with my hubby. Out eating anything with close friends
Ambition:health of course, but if remain as active as possible spending time with husband. I’ve played the Albert Hall twice, played with many good musicians, I love my job.


John Dunk

Previous Bands: Kettering Town, Corby Silver, County Youth, William Davis Construction Group, GUS, Rushden Windmill
Age started playing: 11
Favourite Music: Kings Hunting Jig

Favourite food: Fish, chips & mushy peas
Ideal Night out: Good food/drink, show or concert
to live a long & healthy life/improve my cornet playing!

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Kevin Bates
(playing Flugel for the 2012 Area Contest!)

Previous Bands Rushde n Mission,Northamptonshire County Brass Band, Rushden Windmill.
Wife Sarah is an ex-Rushden WMC Band Player. They have two girls, Laura and Amy

Age started playing: Started playing at about 6 years old.
Hobbies: include reading, swimming and cycling. Is a good supporter of Boobs and Brass
(Northants all female brass band)

Favourite food: a Good Steak and Ale Pie.
Ambition: to stay healthy
Maggie Betts
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(co-founder of Boobs & Brass)

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William Mantle
Previous bands: None - just promoted from our Junior Section! Also a member of Northants County Training Brass Band
Age started playing: 7
Favourite piece of music:
Pirates of the Caribbean
(because I love the PS3 game as well!)
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Favourite night out: Pizza Hut then going to the cinema
Ambitions: to be a traffic policeman when I grow up and play my cornet for GUS!!

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