Our conductors

Open Vacancy: Musical Director

Application deadline 27/05/2022

Description of vacancy

We invite applications for the post of Conductor/Music Director. This follows the resignation of Mark Atkins, who has been our Music Director for the last five years.

We are looking for an accomplished musician preferably experienced in directing a wind band. Such a person would need to be able to inspire and motivate the Band in continuing to improve its musicianship, whilst having a sense of humour and respect for the individual musicians.

Conductor/Music Director's Responsibilities

  • Provide musical leadership to the Band
  • Train the Band, improve musical skills and deliver high quality concert performances
  • Approve new members to the Band after they have attended four rehearsals
  • Plan and lead band rehearsals and concerts
  • Source music on the Band's behalf
  • Help plan future concerts as part of the Committee
  • Present a report on the year's musical activities at the AGM in October each year


The Music Director will be paid a monthly fee and an additional fee for every concert performed.

How to apply

Please apply by email to secretary@farnboroughconcertband.org. Please include your CV and two references. Selection will be by interview and participation in a short audition rehearsal during June. Further details will be sent to you after the application date has expired. We hope the successful candidate will start as soon as it is practicable following his/her acceptance of the position


To speak to a Committee member, please email as above, giving brief details of your query and your contact number. Someone will get back to you as soon as possible.