Karina Fodden

Karina’s first instrument is classical accordion and she has been crowned UK champion several times. She started playing bass trombone at senior school and played for the local music centre brass band. Karina spent 3 years with Oddfellows Brass Band before moving to Staffs in February 2019. She also is appointed as Secretary and Contest […]

Neil Lawton

Neil started playing the trombone aged 8, and soon found himself playing with local music ensembles in his home city of Stoke-on-Trent. Aged 12, he began playing with Trentham Brass Band under the leadership of Mike Caveney. At the University of Birmingham, Neil spent two years as brass band manager overseeing the ensemble grow into […]