Craig Williams

Craig has been the Musical Director of The Staffordshire Band since 2017. He began playingBb tuba at the age of 11 beginning a long banding career. Born in Smethwick in the West Midlands, he joined Langley Junior band at the tender age of 14 progressing to Langley Prize Band aged 16 under the direction of […]

Rachael Dickens

Rachael learned to play trumpet and violin at junior school and studied at Wolverhampton Music School. While there she played on 8 European tours with the Wolverhampton Youth Orchestra and Wind Orchestra. She joined the City of Wolverhampton Brass Band aged 12 and was Principal Cornet by 15. Rachael performed with the City of Wolverhampton […]

Adrian Mackwell

Adrian joined his first band, Hammonds Junior Band in 1975. He then joined Hammonds Hawley Band, followed by many years with The Hammonds Band. Whilst playing with The Hammonds band, they won The Grand Shield and came third at The British Open in 1989. He had a sabbatical for 22 years, after which he joined […]